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updates. enjoy the heat. >> that's right. enjoy your weekend. we'll see you back monday. good morning. tragedy in minneapolis. four people dead, four others injured after a gunman opened fire inside a business. the alleged shooter believed to be a former employee. we are live at the scene. foul play with football players as young as ten years old, what parents and coaches are saying about the investigation. and a proposal, a pilot tricks his girlfriend to believing the plane is in trouble, asked her to read the emergency manual, which turns out to be an elaborate marriage proposal. did she still say yes? we'll tell you. today is friday, september 28, 2012.
♪3 c3 esto es nbc news, today. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." i'm savannah guthrie. >> i am willie geist. there are a lot of questions about the deadly workplace shooting in minneapolis. >> it happened at a sign making business, the founder among the victims. the shooter dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound. we will get the latest in a live report straight ahead. also, a look to next week's first presidential debate. will it be make or break for mitt romney? the political dream team, brokaw, gregory, todd here to weigh in. >> thirst, remember the guinness world attempt for the most
pullups in 24 hours. there has been a significant development overnight. we will talk to david coming up. we want to begin with the deadly shooting at a business in minneapolis. kevin tibbles is there. good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, witnesses say the alleged 36-year-old gunman may have lost his job here at the accent sign company sometime yesterday morning. he then turned a quiet afternoon tragic, opening fire on fellow employees. by the time he was done, five people were dead, including the shooter who turned the gun on himself. police say a man opened fire inside a small sign company late thursday afternoon. a woman living near the business says one worker took shelter in her home for about 30 minutes. >> he came running up the side of the garage in the front, asked my husband if he could use a phone, said he was running from the shooter. he watched his boss get shot and his best friend and two other people. it is tragic.
really tragic. >> reporter: victims were taken to a local hospital. three initially listed in critical condition. the shooter police say was found in the basement of the building. >> i can confirm the shooter is dead and he had died by gunshot wound, self inflicted. >> we are deeply, deeply sorry about what has happened here, the employees are together and being cared for. >> reporter: the business is located in a residential neighborhood in minneapolis. neighbors were stunned. >> it is insane. it is crazy. i know the guy. i know all the people in there. the one doing the shooting was a quiet, kept to himself guy, kind of odd. >> reporter: four other shooting victims were taken to the hospital where this morning three remain in critical condition. savannah, back to you. >> all right, kevin tibbles in minneapolis, thank you. now let's check the morning's other top stories.
for that, we send it to the news desk and natalie morales. >> good morning, everyone. a stern warning to united nations as the prime minister of israel draws the line on iran's nuclear program. nbc's chief foreign correspondent andrea mitchell has more. >> good morning. for the first time, the prime minister issued a deadline to iran for possible military action using a simple drawing to warn the u.n. that israel believes iran will reach the point of no return on the nuclear program in a matter of months. secretary of state hillary clinton met with benjamin netanyahu. president obama was campaigning in virginia thursday. the white house said too busy to meet with the prime minister. earlier, he laid down his red line for stopping iran's nuclear program. >> this is a bomb. this is a fuse. >> netanyahu spoke a day after ahmadinejad called israel uncivilized. netanyahu said they were 70% to
getting enough nuclear fuel for a bomb, has to be stopped within months. >> if these are the facts, and they are, where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. >> president obama told the u.n. this week there is more time before iran reaches the point of no return. >> america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy, and we believe there's still time and space to do so. >> american intelligence does not yet believe iran has made the political decision to actually build a weapon. >> whether or not iran made the decision will become irrelevant once we can no longer stop it. >> president obama's relationship with netanyahu has been difficult, at times frosty. an issue mitt romney tried to exploit. >> president obama has thrown israel under the bus. >> they are trying to put aside differences until after the election. it is not clear whether the tough talk was about accomplishing what sanctions
have not, getting iran to negotiate. >> andrea mitchell, thanks so much. the man that shot an anti-islam video that sparked deadly protest around the world is behind bars. california officials say nakoula basseley nakoula was in violation for a 2010 check fraud conviction. he is held without bail as the judge says he poses a flight risk. a bizarre, shocking end for arising actor in los angeles. police say former sons of anarchy actor johnny lewis beat his 81-year-old landlady to death, attacked, bit two other men nearby, then fell or jumped to his own death from the roof. officials say he also savagely killed his landlady's cat in the strange rampage. lewis had been arrested three times this year and a probation report in may shows police feared the 28-year-old suffered from serious chemical dependency or mental health problems. nasa's curiosity rover is beaming back clues about the
ancient, watery past. these images suggest a waist deep stream once rushed through this spot on mars. the most convincing proof of water on mars to date, scientists say the rounded pebbles likely shaped by fast moving water are truly an exciting find. and love is in the air, but would you say yes to a proposal like this? pilot ryan thompson tricked his girlfriend into believing the plane was about to crash as they flew over chicago. as co-pilot, he asked her to read the emergency procedure.3 1 so ryan initiated the ring engagement procedure by pulling the ring from his pocket and popping the question. she said yes, but then she did
have a question of her own. was there really an emergency? and even when she learned it was all a stunt, she didn't take back her yes. wish them a long, long, happy life together! >> back to savannah and willie. she has to have a sense of humor. >> why do we see we won't see a flood of marriage proposals like that. >> proposal on the scoreboard was the worst way to do it. we have a new winner. let's check the weather. al is in los angeles. good morning. >> he is lucky she didn't pull the ejector seat procedure. good morning, everybody. we have wet weather to talk about in different parts of the country. first of all, we start in texas where we have flash flood watches. that's because we got heavy rain as low pressure makes its way through northern texas. talking about anywhere from three to five inches of rain. we have flood warnings, flash
flood warnings and flood watches in effect for much of southern texas with the heavy rainfall amounts. up to 5" in some areas. in the northeast, more wet weather making it to the northeast and new england. look for airport delays anywhere good friday morning to you. temperatures today are going to be a touch cooler than yesterday, just about as warm but with more low clouds to start. you'll hit about 69 degrees in san francisco, 77 in los gatos and down from 95 in livermore to 90 today. temperatures spike as we head through your saturday and look where we're headed this weekend. 102 degrees inland by sunday. hope you have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? president obama is campaigning close to home in washington, d.c. today as mitt romney courts donors and voters in pennsylvania.
both men gearing up for next week's crucial first debate. we have our esteemed panel of nbc news political experts here raring to go. first, let's get to peter alexander in philadelphia. good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. all week long, president obama and mitt romney have largely been chasing one another's shadow first to new york, then ohio, finally in virginia. this weekend they will head their own direction as they prepare for the critical first head to head show down, the first in the presidential debate next wednesday. virginia, the old dominion. >> we have to win in virginia. >> reporter: could be the must win state this november. >> we will win virginia. >> reporter: with duelling events, they're appealing to voters that have been to battle. veterans. >> nobody that fights for this country should have to fight for a job or a roof over their heads
when they come home. >> reporter: romney pointed to another round of weak economic numbers, warned an american legion audience of devastating job losses if moves for defense spending cuts goes through. >> impacts will be immediate and significant in virginia. 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: with less than 40 days to go, both men are speaking directly to voters. the president's team releasing this new ad that feels like a campaign closing argument. >> if i could sit down with you in your living room or around the kitchen table, here is what i'd say. >> reporter: voters are weighing in. 30 states in all are casting ballots. you can't overestimate the importance of early voting this go around. in 2008, it would nearly a third of all voters, savannah, that cast ballots before election day. this year, that number is expected to rise to as much as 40%.
today, when michelle obama goes out to university of northern iowa, she will be giving a speech, not just a speech, she will be asking supporters there to cast their votes nearly on the spot. there's a polling place a few steps away. >> all right, peter alexander, thank you. for more on this week's events on the campaign trail and look to next week's debate, special correspondent tom brokaw is here, david gregory, moderator from "meet the press," chuck todd, so many titles, we are out of time. let's talk about the president's closing argument. a two minute ad so early in the campaign. a chance to intimidate or early voting begins. >> their strategy is early voting. we did some of our own polling the last couple weeks. among people that say they're voting before election day, president wins 2-1. that's their organizing principle. that's why they do this. it is about early voting. half the battleground states,
50% or more voters vote early, florida, colorado, nevada, north carolina. >> david, is there a risk in those that the obama campaign gets ahead of itself? some of the polls showed widening margins in ohio, a little in florida. it is tight in many swing states. five and a half weeks to election day, and a debate coming in five days. >> i think they fully recognize the pitfalls of getting cocky, i think in part to fill a vacuum to say he has detail, mitt romney doesn't, compare and contrast, not a referendum on his time in office. he knows incumbents likely stumble going into the debates. it is a relentless campaign on the president's side. they recognize the pit falls. >> talk about romney's soft sell. the president has an ad, romney has an ad outlooks to the camera, that i am talking to you, i care about everybody. tom, how much damage to repair from the 47% remark? >> what's so striking to me is
the number of conservative commentators lining up against him. charles krauthammer in "the washington post" talks about he needs to go big, be more defined in policies especially about the middle east. romney gave the president air cover. there are serious questions what happened in libya and absence of security and what's our middle east policy. but romney's missteps have given the president more camouflage than he would have expected. we will learn more next week when we have the rumble in the rocky mountains. >> that column, a conservative column asking for more details has been written every week by somebody about mitt romney the last six months. >> also says a leadership vacuum, republicans i talk to say this is no longer about keeping score on policy, not about ideology, this is about can you see this person being president for another four years or for the first time. that's what they're facing. >> on the question of empathy, isn't it too late for mitt romney to change the way people view him? he began the campaign june 2nd, 2011.
the country knows who he is for the most part. by sending ann romney out, talking about the health care plan in massachusetts, how that covered more people than not, can he change the way people look at him? >> i don't know. i think it depends on the debate and what happens in the debate will depend on how president obama performs against him and how he comes after him. i think the president is lucky to have the unemployment numbers come out next week, after that first debate, rather than this week, before the debate, because that would give him an opening. we have seen the debates take unusual turns in the past. president ford liberated poland when debating, you remember, and jimmy carter said he talked about nuclear policy with amy, and ronald reagan said there you go again, and it changed it for ronald reagan. >> talk about that fight night. many think because of where romney is it is a make or break moment for him. i love to hear the commentators fall over themselves to compliment each other for once on the campaign trail. you have mitt romney saying the
president is obviously a very eloquent, gifted speaker, david axelrod says i think the invasion of normandy took less preparation than romney putting into the debates. let's get real for a moment. who is the better debater really? >> they're both mediocre debaiters. barack obama didn't win debates, joe biden won. actual debates, harvard and yale coaches enjoy will be paul ryan and joe biden. they'll be better. romney is good in a group setting, hasn't done a lot of one on one. the president, john mccain wasn't the best debater either. >> i talked to nathan sproul, how much ground romney has to gain, could be as much as seven points, that's a lot to gain through a debate performance. two guys can be well prepared, one sitting president. >> he did against bush. >> it is not the debate, what is it for mitt romney in the last
five weeks of the campaign to change it. >> i think he has to go big, has to have a couple of really big ideas that connect with the american people and where they are. the economy is slowly getting better. there are real doubts about the medicare plan paul ryan put in place, it is beginning to hurt them in battleground states. i don't think there's one thing that can turn it around for him except the ufo theory which i keep coming back to. just had it again with the terrorist attack on the libyan embassy. things like that can change the elections very quickly. you remember when john kerry ran against george bush on the friday before the election, osama bin laden came out with a screen against america, and people were sticking with what they know on national security. >> thank you so much. good to talk to you. to michigan now and the enduring mystery of jimmy
hoffa's disappearance. they will search for remains. john yang is there. >> reporter: good morning. this is the latest stop on the twisted path searching for jimmy hoffa. investigators are in that shed, gathering a soil sample to see if the mystery of jimmy hoffa rests here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace, the trail led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried here around the time hoffa went missing. first told the author of "the hoffa wars." >> he is adamant that he is buried at this location. >> reporter: he directed him to the local police. >> we believe the witness did observe something and we felt credible enough to take the investigation to this point. >> reporter: using ground penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about
two feet under the driveway. today, they'll take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the search has taken investigators to northern michigan, to giants stadium in new jersey, and to a farm outside detroit where in 2006 the fbi raised a 3,000 foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamsters, the nash's largest union, his connection with organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe the stories that hoffa was in a power struggle. i believe hoffa was killed by organized crime figures. >> reporter: that possibility could explain the informant's long silence. >> i mean, he is terrified. i could hear his voice tremble yesterday when i talked to him. >> reporter: could this be where the search for hoffa ends?
>> we are investigating it as a cold case homicide. that's been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say the work here will take about two hours. they're going to take that core soil sample, send it to a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university. if the examination of that soil sample turns up evidence of remains, then they'll start digging. willie? >> john yang, thanks so much. 7:20. here is savannah. >> thanks. harmony and peace are restored to the nfl over the replacement officials. the regular referees back on the field last night to the delight of players and fans. stephanie gosk is in b this morning. morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. well, standing ovations at the game are usually reserved for the home team, the baltimore
ravens. fans are crazy about their team. last night, other pros they were happier to see. >> the appreciative fans. >> reporter: the refs are used to boos and abuse. they definitely aren't used to standing ovations. thursday night in baltimore, that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full time, experienced officials. >> i think the players know, i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: the season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i am sure the replacement refs are nice people and tried their best, but they're in way over their head. >> oh, baby! and the patriots are saying no. >> reporter: the games were marked by controversial calls and chaos.
coaches grabbing refs. >> oh, boy, that's a few bucks. >> reporter: culminating in monday's final play labeled a disgrace. >> i don't like the way this game finished. i have a bad taste in my mouth. >> reporter: a tentative deal struck late wednesday. even though they don't vote on it until saturday, the lockout was lifted for the ravens, browns game. fans are relieved. >> thank god it's over. >> reporter: players and coaches are relieved. >> there will be calls we will be griping about, we will know these are the best in the world. >> reporter: the commissioner is apologetic. >> sorry to bring the fans to that, sorry to bring the general public to that. >> reporter: coaches, players fans want everything to go back to normal. three minutes into thursday's game, there was a sign, normalcy might not be far off. >> holding, offense, number 74, penalty -- >> reporter: the call against the ravens. >> you hear the noise. >> just a little.
>> reporter: the crowd booed the only briefly heroic refs and balance was once again restored. it isn't the end of controversial calls, the calls are part of football. at least now faith has been restored that those most qualified to make them are finally back on the field. savannah? >> stephanie gosk in baltimore, thank you. just ahead, coaches of the youth football team accused of offering incentives to kids, including cash, for hard hits on the field. we're going to hear from both sides. first, this is "today" on nbc.
feed your dog pedigree. and you'll help us feed more shelter dogs. the time now is 7:26. good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley. mental health counselors will be on campus at albany middle school talking to students about a popular teacher who was arrested wednesday morning. last night about 100 parents packed a library at albany middle school to find out more about the arrest of james izumizaki who taught sixth grade and gym. he was arrested at his home wednesday morning on suspicion of a lewd act with a child under 14. the superintendent addressed that crowd at a parents meeting last night. >> we are in a very delicate situation of an arrest being made, an allegation being made, but no charges as yet. so you have to be very careful when you talk to kids and when you talk to parents.
>> a substitute teacher will be taking over izumizaki's classes today and next week the school will redistribute his students among nine other sixth grade classrooms. expect it to get real hot. i'm talking triple digits out there. it's not there yet but we're on our way. >> exactly, jon, good morning to you. starting with a live picture of san jose. temperatures come down a little bit for today but you can see the sunshine already out in full force as we face this camera towards the east. get ready for a hot day ahead and not even near as hot as it's going to get as we head into the weekend. here's what's happening. winds are still coming out of the west. you see that in fairfield, concord, oakland. as we head throughout the next 24 to 48 hours, they shift out of the northeast, we get temperatures up 5 to 10 degrees. so 90 degrees in livermore, 77 in san jose. by tomorrow 97 degrees inland. let's check your drive, it's heating up.
hi, mike. good morning. look at san jose, 101 actually looks light. the maps will show you as well the top of your screen, yeah, it is just off of 680. it is 280 and 85 where you see the good slowing in the northbound direction. specifically north 280 at 880 of the an accident on the southbound side added to the distraction. it has cleared but very slow up toward highway 17. and the bay bridge toll plaza, we have the backup, the berkeley curve, east shore freeway and coming off of highway 24 and the merge, jon. back to you. >> thank you very much. for more updates check us out on facebook. our state's going through a tough time. but we can fix it. ♪ chevron's been here in california for 133 years. we work hard. we support 1 in 200 jobs in the state. we support each other. and we spent over $450 million dollars with local small businesses last year. and, together, we can keep this... we're committed. ...the great state of california. committed to california. ♪
>> what should we do that? >> lip to lip. >> that is 12-year-old chase receiving his very first kiss, and it was a good one, too. a lip-to-lip smooch from country superstar carrie underwood. coming up, chase is going to tell us about how that unforgettable moment came about. >> and how he's branding it. liptolip. can't wait to hear your story. meantime, 7:30 on a friday morning. it's the 28th of september, 2012. we say hello to our crowd in rockefeller plaza, and willie and i have moved upstairs to the scene of david goggins' guinness world record attempt. >> the goal was the most pullups in a 24-hour period. the old mark 4,020. david was well on his way on
thursday, as you see here, after just six and a half hours, will have reach the halfway point. tired just watching that. >> david, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> tell us what happened. >> well, about five and a half hours i felt something in my wrist snap. basically these pullup bars move and i'm used to working on stationary ones and these sway side to side. my forearm over a period of time so i was losing a lot of energy. >> these are portable bars. you brought them, but this is not the one you normally used or practiced on. >> as you see here. we had the hopes rear, and about hour eight, just going everywhere and like every hour it got worse and worse. >> how long were you in pain? >> pretty much -- i had 2011 mullups done in six hours and only got 2,500 so it was like
six, seven hours. >> and you wanted to keep going. >> right. >> kind of had to drag you out of here. what did it take to get you over to the x-ray? >> got to the point where i couldn't grab the bar anymore and hung on to it. a torn muscle in my forearm. >> all is not lost. doing this for a great cause. raised a bunch of money, raised $10,000. >> right. >> tell us about the cause. >> special warrior foundation operation. and that was my mission, my mission is accomplished. it wasn't about breaking the record. it's about having america know more about this great cause, sending kids to college and raising awareness so, you know, i'm still here. i'll get back up and do it again. injuries happen, but i feel good. >> we have a special gift basket for you. >> yeah. >> i see aleve, advil. >> a little bengay. >> a couple of five guys burgers would be pretty good. >> thanks for having me. >> a lot of women doing window shopping yesterday as you do your shirtless pullups. >> exactly.
>> congratulations on a good cause. >> thank you again. don't forget specialops.org. >> you got it. >> thank you very much. we want to turn from that heroic event to a troubling story involving young athletes with football players 10 and 11 years old given rewards for big hits on opposing players. nbc's miguel alma engineer is in los angeles with this story. miguel, good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. back in march the nfl said new orleans saints coaches were playing their players for hits and it's happened again but not with the pros, with kids. >> reporter: one of the nation's premiere pop warner football teams is accused of paying are for big hits. >> if we hit someone like really hard, the best hit in the game, we would get paid, paid some money. >> reporter: two former players whose identities we've concealed say last year their team played
under an incentive system. 10 and 11-year-olds given cash, between $20 and $50, to knock opposing players out of the game. punishing blows that are often part of the sport. >> we were targeting the best players mostly. anybody could get hit, but like the focus was on their best players? and you were trying to take them out of the game? >> yes. >> reporter: the allegations were first reported by the "o.c. register," john zanelli, a former coach and parent who blew the whistle when the season was over. >> initially it started off that it was cash for the biggest hit, and then over time they started introducing other concepts, like, you know, bonuses for targeted players, extra money if you knock the kid out of the game, even if you hurt a kid. you can get extra money. >> reporter: zanelli is not without his own problems from the league, band from pop warner for life. that decision was because of his misconduct, but zanelli and
several other parents stand behind the allegations that an incentives system was in place, and zanelli says cash was paid for hits like this one. >> big hit. >> reporter: a helmet-to-helmet collision that left one 11-year-old sidelined with a concussion. reggie scales now fears his son may have been the target of a bounty. >> clearly it's head-to-head contact. you know, i was very angry. it was concerning. i felt that there needs to be some account ability if these allegations are true. >> reporter: the men accused of offering cash for hits deny any such program ever existed. assistant coach richard bowman says the claims are nothing but parents seeking revenge over a long-standing dispute. have you ever paid your players for making great plays? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: have you ever paid them for making big hits? >> absolutely not, no way. >> reporter: have you ever coached them or toll them to go after specific players and try to knock them out of the game? >> no.
we would never intentionally hurt a football player on the opposing team. >> reporter: bowman and head coach darren crawford were both initially cleared of any wrongdoing after the tuftan pop warner league said it conducted a thorough investigation, but both coaches have been cited for other infractions. >> mr. crawford denies take iin place in this bounty program as described by the accuser. by the same token, mr. crawford has stated that there may have been some errors in judgment, unrelated to a bounty program. >> reporter: today the pop warner national office says it will reopen the case and reinterview the players and parents who stepped forward. it's asked the coaches and local league president to step aside pending the outcome of that investigation. >> we have no tolerance for anything like this. we want to make sure that the right thing is done to protect those players. >> reporter: last year the red cobras came just short of a
national championship. a team today with players and parents now standing on opposite sides of the field. high stakes and serious allegations in a game played by kids for fun. >> touchdown! >> reporter: something to keep in mind here, the folks involved are all volunteers, and all of the parents no, matter what side of this issue they stand on, agree on one thing, things got way out of hand. savannah. >> all right, miguel almaguer in los angeles. >> now let's go to al. >> temperatures, northern states seeing warmer than normal. boise 12 degrees, rapid city at nine degrees and minneapolis will see a high of 78 degrees and heat where you've expected down through the southwest and 90s in the southwest and a little chillier than normal in
the northeast and new england with temperatures there in the 60s. look for rain stretching from new england all the way back, heavy rain in texas. some morning showers. afternoon showers in the pacific northwest later today. good friday morning to you. 7:38 now. i wanted to start with a live crystal clear shot of sunrise over san rafael of the just spectacular this morning. we have a lot of fog right at the immediate coast, hence a little cooler this afternoon. 69 degrees in san francisco. today you'll hit 90 in livermore, 77 in san jose and 74 degrees in oaktown. as we head through this afternoon it will be hot but not as hot as where we are headed. 102 degrees on sunday. we peak on monday and then get out of this heat wave on tuesday. that's your latest weather, but, of course, we're all waiting for just two more days, and then it's all worthwhile because it's sunday night "football night in america." that's right. the new york giants taking on the philadelphia eagles.
lincoln financial field. cloudy, mild, 30% chance of showers. temperatures in the low to mid-60s. will the eagles clean their claws on the giants helmets? we'll find out on sunday night, "football night in america." . willie. >> wow, al roker with us from his weather library in los angeles. al. >> our weather desk. >> all right, al. thanks very much. turning serious to a real life drama involving a hollywood stunt man and the hired hit man who showed up at his door. nbc's josh mankiewicz is in kansas city. josh, good morning. >> reporter: this is one of those truth is stranger than fiction stories which is really not surprising given that it has a hollywood backdrop and that one of the players is a very well-known name. garrett warren was at the top of his game, a hollywood stunt man who had mastered the art of make
believe violence. but one night he answered the door of his home and faced the real thing. >> when a bullet hits you, you don't really know tt it hits you. not like you see in the movies. >> reporter: but he was hit, four times, at close range. >> i fell back behind my door to the ground, and then he walked in and put the gun in my head and when i saw him squeeze the trigger i flinched just like this, like a fighter would. the bullet went straight through my head and came out my head. >> pretty good reflexes. >> like "the matrix," keanu going back and hitting him. so as much as i moved, i still got hit. >> reporter: somehow garrent warren survived. now the question was who shot him and why? >> it was apparent that this was a hi. dealing with a hit man scenario. >> reporter: and police eventually did find what they found a hit note targeting
garrett, evidence that ultimately led to a glammious fem me fatale. garrett's ex-wife claudio harrow an actress and model who appeared in the gangster movie "the casino can the "and once was married to one of the more famous gangster movie actors ever, actor joe persony. >> do you know who shot garrett warren? >> i don't know. >> do you know why he was shot? >> no, i don't know. >> reporter: but at the time of the shooting claudia and garrett were in the midst of a bitter divorce. had the one-time wife of a movie hit man hired a hit man in real life? >> this is one of those stranger nan nix kind of things. certainly nobody would write a script like this because they would have a look that any self-respecting director or producer would look, the look you're having in a hollywood movie and say come on, that's ridiculous. >> reporter: building a case against claudia harrow took years, strange twists and lucky breaks.
but in the end she pleaded no contest to charges she tried to have her ex-husband, the stunt man, killed. >> i was raised that we're all going to get tested once, at least once. and how are we going to handle that test? >> this was my test. >> reporter: a lot more twists and turns to this story. the tale of how claudia harrow is accused of manipulated to having other people take part in this hit is something that you will not believe. that's tonight on "dateline." >> and we will be watching. josh mankiewicz. see more of josh's story tonight on "dateline," 10:00, 9:00 central, right here on nbc. and up next, safe narks you know what we're doing? remember the proposal of the couple in the plane on the beginning of the show. we've got them on the phone and ask this guy what he was thinking. >> may day, may day. >> we'll talk to them right after this. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new completely re-imagined 2013 chevrolet malibu.
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to you that she might freak out? >> the thought had occurred to me, and i definitely was advised not to do it by a handful of her friend and family, but i had faith in my girl, and she's -- she's got her stuff together, and i knew she would stay calm and do a good job with the check list and everything. >> what are you thinking? you're up there. i know what you're thinking, we're about to go down there and the roller coaster of emotions from this is bad to i'm getting married. >> oh, goodness. if i could -- i had to tell you. when the plane headed for the water, i genuinely did believe it was a true emergency, and i thought in reading through that emergency procedure checklist that our lives were in my hands at that moment, and -- >> wow. >> -- and going from that to the plane leveling out and getting to the end of the emergency procedure checklist and the proposal, there was a swing of
emotions like i've never experienced before, but i've never been that happy. >> were you just like -- weren't you a teeny tiny bit mad at him for putting you through that? >> everyone has asked me that question, and to be honest i was never mad. i was never mad. i think it's because i'm so excited because of what was happening, and after the plane, my family was there, and then after i had time to sit and think about being mad, i wasn't. i was truly excited. >> i'll speak on behalf of carly's mom here, is this how the marriage is going to be? is this how it's going to be? >> i sure hope not. i don't think her mom would let me get away with that much longer. i wanted to plan a surprise wedding, so busy as a surgery resident that she doesn't have any time to do the planning, and i talked to her mom about a surprise wedding, and she put the stop on that one pretty
quick. >> let's not do any more surprises, ryan. >> i think i'm surprised out. >> carly, surgery resident. i think you've got the tools to get back at him. >> you know what, that's why i was able to keep my cool when i thought we were dying, but i will plan something. >> revenge, the foundation of any good relationship. ryan thompson and carly kennedy, a big congratulations to you. >> thank you, guys. >> many happy years ahead. still ahead, what awaits us. this time the game show music can mean only one thing. more of your "ask away today" questions. the last day, willie. we'll see what people want to know, but first these messages. i have a cold, and i took nyquil,
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good morning, everybody. it is 7:56. i'm jon kelley. this morning apple ceo tim cook now saying he's sorry for the map app he says does not live up to apple standards. cook posting an open letter on apple's website this morning which essentially apologizes for their software. he says apple will keep working nonstop until maps lives up to its expectations. he even suggests you download different map software or bookmark google's web-based maps until apple finally fixes apple maps. right now let's get a check outside on your friday forecast. christina loren here to tell us it's going to be hot, hot, hot. >> that means if you've been putting off outdoor activities, today might be the last day to do so without having to worry about suffering from heat exhaustion. mostly cloudy skies all the way inland this morning. as a result it will be just a touch cooler than yesterday. 90 in livermore, 80 in concord and 69 today in san francisco. oh, boy, look at where we are headed.
up to 97 tomorrow. 102 by sunday. and we're talking about peak warmth on monday at 103 degrees. if all pans out, this will be the hottest stretch of weather of the year so far. as we kick in to the first week of fall, mike. go figure. >> of course since it's fall we would do that. we're looking at 101 and now getting more congested here. look at 280 underneath the 880/17 interchange. the maps is the center of your maps where all the red is located. north 280 slow from 680 all wait past 880 where it's slow in both directions on the north side of the interchange. northbound 101 kicking in with the volume as well as 85. that is your south bay slowing. peninsula also slows but this is the southbound side coming through palo alto, southbound 101 as you pass by university avenue it's slow. also slow through san mateo, 101 at 92 and for the peninsula look let's show you low clouds, haze and the slowdown approaching university, jon. >> thank you very much. we have the latest coming up in a half hour.
8:00 now on this friday morning. it's the 28th of september, 2012. the wee the weekend is just a few short hours away now. getting a little bit wet this morning starting to drizzle a little bit. matt is on assignment. have you heard about this? 12-year-old chase kurnick is the envy of a lot of guys this morning. he's smart, the big sign and his considerable charm to get a first smooch at a carrie underwood concert on stage from the country superstar herself. he's here and will tell us about it. what i like about chase is, oh -- >> lucky little dog. i was going to say. he doesn't settle for the air
kiss. he likes lip-to-lip, natalie. get with the program. >> peck on the cheek doesn't work. >> i know. we'll catch up with chase in a little bit. and we'll talk to chelsea handler. i'm not sure what we've heard about the book if we want to hear her first kiss story. maybe we'll ask her anyway. she's doing new things with her show, going to move to a stage with a star-studded week of power women from jennifer anniston and miley cyrus, and we'll catch up with chelsea in a few minutes. >> excited to see her. and how often have you gotten frustrated by something very small in life, little things in life and you thought there should be a better way to do this. >> constantly. >> a constant, constant problem. we'll get to do something fun next week. "simple savvy silly tips for a smarter way to do thing." from how to eat a taco the right way, to the proper way to put your boots on in the morning. you are going to be good to go.
starting monday on "today." this is on the heels of the "ask away today" game machine. >> may need a new way to pronounce the title. >> anyway. >> let's send it inside to natalie for the day's top stories if she's drawn herself away from chase. >> barely could do it. thank you, savannah and willie. good morning, everyone. some news this morning. detectives are piecing together what led to the deadly work place shooting in minneapolis thursday afternoon. officials say a gunman killed four people inside a sign-making business before then taking his own life. that business is in a residential neighborhood. four other victims were wounded. three of them critically. witnesses said the gunman was a former employee. no charges have been filed in the case of a connecticut man who shot and killed a masked teenager who turned out to be his own 15-year-old son. police say the father jeffrey juliano got a call from his sister who lives next door. she thought someone was trying to break into her house.
police say juliano came out with a gun and fired when the teen came at him with a weapon. the presidential candidates are making final preparations for their first of three debates on wednesday. on thursday both candidates were in virginia appealing to veterans in a state with strong military ties. the president is attending several fund-raisers today in washington, d.c. mitt romney, meanwhile, is campaigning today in the philadelphia area and in boston. soil samples are being taken today as part of a new search for teamsters union boss jimmy hoffa who disappeared in 1975. investigators will dig beneath a driveway in suburban detroit. that's where a tipster claims he saw a body that might have been hoffa being buried 37 years ago. now for a look at what is trending today. our quick roundup of what has you talking online. oscar-winning actress reese witherspoon is trending after giving birth to a baby boy. "people" reports tennessee james toth was born 0 thursday, her
first child with hubby jim toth. she has two children from a previous marriage to actor ryan felipe. facebook let's people buy and send real, not virtual, gifts. they have been under pressure to raise money since its public stock debuted in may. and the nfl refs were a target for "snl"'s spoof. showed them making bad calls at other jobs now that the lockout is over. take a look at it. >> we feel pretty good about it, yeah. >> will the defendant please rise. >> i just want to reiterate what i've said every day of this trial. i've killed those people and i'd do it again. >> mr. foreman. >> not guilty. >> hint of a tickle at the back of my throat. >> well, he's dead, let's call it. >> time of death, 2:15. >> no, no, no, i'm not dead.
also it's 4:30. [ whistle blows ] >> replacement refs practicing medicine, now that's a scary thought. it is 8:05 right now. let's go back to al in los angeles in his weather nook for a check of the weather. >> replacement refs could probably do weather. i think they could do that most likely. let's see what we've got for you. pick city today just happens to be los angeles. morning fog and partly cloudy, warm. temperature of 82 degrees. no fall here, and as we look around the country, the fall foliage really, past peak actually. as you get up into northern new england, rockies seeing peak colors also in the upper mississippi river valley and seeing your colors change. for your leaf looking weather, as we look for today, wet weather into coastal new england, back through the appalachians and on into texas where we'll see heavy rain. evening showers in the pacific northwest. gorgeous day through the southwest. 98 in phoenix today. . 8:05. good friday morning.
temperatures are warming already as we get a lot of sunshine in san jose. the difference between yesterday and today, low cloud cover to start. this is sunol. we have fog out there. that will cool you off from yesterday's highs. however, high pressure moves in quickly and the system is packing a lot of energy. highs will be in the 90s inland. 97 degrees by saturday. look at the triple digits sunday. and that's your latest weather. willie. >> all right, al. thanks very much. coming up next, the 12-year-old who asked for and got his first kiss from country superstar carrie underwood. you'll meet him when he come back. [ male announcer ] if you stash tissues
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back now at 8:10. do you remember your first case? well, chase kurnick will probably never forget his after locking lips with his favorite singer carrie underwood. he's here to tell us all about it, but first chase's big moment. it's a milestone in every boy's life, his first kiss, and for 12-year-old chase kurnick it happened in a big way. >> how are we going to do this? >> lip to lip. >> wow. >> at a carrie underwood concert
in louisville, kentucky on saturday, chase held up a sign that read carrie, be my first kiss. carrie saw it and brought chase up on stage a few weeks in. >> how old are you? >> 12. >> 12 years old. >> as the crowd cheered carrie gave chase some pointers. >> close your eyes. >> and planted a kiss on chase's lips. after the concert carrie said thanks, chase, for the kiss and thanks louisville for rocking so hard tonight. we had fun and with th the #liptolip making chase's first kiss one that he and many others will never forget. >> well, chase is here to kiss and tell. he's brought along the sign that started it all. chase, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> could you believe it when that actually happened? >> not at all. i was just shocked.
>> so the plan was you're going to make the sign, hold it up. >> yeah, basically, trying to get up there. >> where did you get the swagger, chase, to get up on stage and she asked you what kind of kiss do you and instead of a peck on the check you say i want lip to lip. >> well, i wasn't just going to go up there and just get a little kiss on the cheek. if i'm going to get it, i'm going to get it right. >> were you surprised when she actually plucked you out of the crowd? mean, a lot of people hold up signs at concerts and are expecting to kiss the star on stage. >> no, i don't know. i was like -- one way i was like, yeah, i'm going to do and then one way, i was like, no, she's not going to pull me up. there's a million of people that want to do this, and it was just crazy. >> your parents who are right over here, they were in the audience, but they were sitting somewhere else, right? >> correct. >> and you guys supported this, right? >> absolutely. >> sure. >> john, you helped him make the sign? >> he told me what to do and i
outlined the letters, yeah. >> so walk us through what it was like for you, because you were in the arena, gave the good seats to your kids, being the good parents you are and you sat up higher and when you saw your son pulled up on stage my first thought was, of course. chase was determined but shocked when it happened. >> when she said there was a sign. i said it's chase, i know it's chase. >> so chase, the kiss happened, video is taken. she tweets you, and then you go back to school. i mean, like you're walking down the hall, how much swagger do you have? are people high fiving you? >> yeah, it was crazy, like it took me five minutes to get to one class down the hallway. >> were you signing autographs? >> no, they were fist bumping me and high fiving me. i'm so gelous. all my brother's friends were all jealous. they were like i wished that was
me. >> now i understand you have brushed your teeth since then but have not actually washed the lips. >> correct. >> is this true? >> correct. >> it's true. >> so they are still unclear. carrie is still there. >> yes, sir. >> okay. but is there any other celebrity. let's just say you have this opportunity again, anybody else on your wish list? >> selena gomez. >> you've got to go through bieber for that though, my man. >> all right. lip to lip, chase, we're proud of you. >> i actually have something for you all. >> a kiss? >> not that. >> that's for you. >> and that's for you. >> thank you. >> from kentucky. >> we love this. >> and i made this for carrie underwood. it's duct tape with kisses on it. i would like to give that to her, and then i made you this. >> this guy's amazing. >> such a charmer. >> all right, chase. >> and with his own hashtag. show the shirt, lip to lip. >> oh, i love it. >> chase kurnick, thanks so much, chase.
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intere there, god, it's me chelsea." and now she's taken the stage one at vh-1. >> i'm offering myself up to tom cruise. i'm offering myself to you. >> yeah. >> that's amazing. >> you can't offer yourself up though. there's a whole competition you've got to do apparently. >> it would be good for them to be associated with me. then people wouldn't think they were so ridiculous. >> yeah, exactly. >> chelsea handler, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> these are early hours for you. we have some beverages because we thought this might be a little bit tough. >> what kind of beverages? >> we didn't know what you'd want? >> oh, you guys are -- >> a couple shots of vodka. >> this is perfect. this is perfect for me to study for my next book. >> thank you. always so accommodating. >> i think we've got the makings of a screwdriver here actually. >> i'll keep that on the dl. >> stay sober. moving on up to this big stewed yes. >> this beautiful new studio that comcast put together for
me, and they spent a fortune for me to be able to have my own shower and my own office instead of showering by the shower that we had at our old space which was downstairs, and would i walk out of my bathrobe in front of the studio audience, not joking, hair and a towel and my bathrobe so that will be a big improvement for me. >> are you planning to change, diva up? >> i'm pretty much a big bitch already. it's sort of like the big time and now everybody is talking about it, like i guess i have done something. i'm excited and really grateful. we're doing new music and changing the look of the show, a huge stage so people can come and do live performances. >> i was going to ask you. you are the only woman in a sea of men in late night. why do you think that is? >> because i'm very masculine
maybe. >> you've been working on your masculine qualities. >> i don't have to work on that. they come naturally to me. >> known for being kind of unfiltered. that's a diplomatic word. >> yeah, it is, thank you for using it actually. >> are guests ever afraid of you in. >> yes, people are very scared of me. i hear that all the time. people are another vows to come on. get calls from managers and publishers, this guest is so they are vows. i always take care of my guests. the roundtable is a very different segment. i know you go to bed at like 5:00 p.m. probably haven't seen my show recently. >> i dvr it. >> it's a very different segment than the interview and it's a safe place to come and people come off looking like they can take a joke and have a good sense of humor about themselves. >> are you afraid of any of your guests? >> i'm not afraid of that much, no, savannah. >> you had psy on the other day, good rhythm. >> no, not good rhythm.
>> i am rhythmless. >> he came and made the office more exciting, doing "gangnam style" with the makeup. >> making the rounds, like a media whore. >> we talked about "fifty shades of grey," one of your favorite books. >> yeah, quite. i decided that that book was so ridiculous that i had to write a spinoff or takeoff on it for my new book which is called "50 shades of chartreuse, this time it's personal." >> real quick. i heard even though you've talked a lot about hollywood or celebrities, you want to do some politics and talk about things that are going on in the world. >> well, i just want to be, you know, i'm 37 years old so there's only so much you can talk about, so we try to always evolve the show a little bit more and talk about things that are exciting. really great guests coming on for the first two weeks of the show, huge celebrities, sneak-on appearances and funny taped segments that we've done and my close friends are coming on, jen aniston is coming on, miley cyrus the first week, so it's really -- i'm really, really happy and excited.
>> we're excited to see it, and i'll have to tape it because i can't stay up late. anybody else with normal lives catch "chelsea lately" weeknights at 11:00, 10:00 central on our sister network e. is it true that you'll help us with our goofy segment "ask away today." >> yes, this is pretty gay pore me. >> for us, too. >> just grab questions. here's the safety goggles. they are really attractive. >> and what do i do. >> i'm just going to grab one. >> got it. >> okay. >> sorry. they are coming out. i didn't do this well. >> oh, no, that's good. >> grab a couple. i'm like coming over with these. >> come on over, chelsea. >> you can moderate. >> you have to be a part of it, too. >> we haven't seen it. >> give these questions. >> yes, please, thank you. >> stay here. >> here we go. >> this is so exciting.
>> okay. what's in savannah's refrigerator? from donna in indianapolis. >> oh, at home, nothing. really. honestly nothing. some week-old papaya salad. >> throw this out. >> that's bad. >> you sound single. >> all right. next question. this is -- wait, okay, hey "today" gang. what is each of your favorite seasons and why? from amy. >> right now fall. i love this time of year. >> i love fall, too. >> summer. >> summer. >> summer. >> you're part of the "today" gang today. >> i would say spring. i lost flowers. >> summer, spring. >> what about you? >> summer, of course. >> you look like a summer. you look like your complexion is summer. >> that's the makeup. >> any others? >> yeah. my question is do you have senior citizen interns? i wonder if this is some senior
citizen. >> that's a great idea, from jeanie haggerty. >> we do have a lot of interns, do tend to be in college. i don't think there's any age limit so you're welcome to apply. >> come on in, girl. >> have any of you tried yoga? >> yes, i do a lot of yoga. i did yoga throughout my pregnancies. you do yoga, right? >> i don't do yoga. >> oh, god, no. i can't even touch my toes. no yoga in my future. >> i've done that hot yoga. that's tough. >> are we supposed to keep going. >> i don't have all day. what is your favorite pie? >> i'm going for coconut cream. >> blueberry, obviously, right? >> right. >> there you go, girl. >> strawberry rhubarb pie. >> okay. what about you? >> i don't really like desserts. >> you don't? >> i don't want people to hate me for saying that. >> now we're -- >> i'm more of a salty girl. >> a blanket no dessert policy.
>> yeah. >> what about vodka pie? >> yeah, now we're talking. good friday morning. 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. leaders are turning a tragic accident into a lasting memorial. today, a pedestrian bridge will open across monterrey road in san jose. it is close to the stretch of train tracks where a toddler was killed in 2005. 2-year-old alexander aguilar was trying to follow his baby sitter when she was crossing the tracks. looking out to the south bay. we have southbound 280 which moves away from us. the full side northbound jams up around the 880 interchange. slow from 680 into cupertino.
we're looking over to another look at fremont. under the low clouds and haze, you see the headlights coming toward us and mission boulevard. slow from dakota to milpitas. slow coming through both directions into downtown. here is the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on. it is not 8:30 and the fast track is moving better. back to you, laura. >> pretty hazy. the next local update at 8:55, we will look at the forecast. you can find us on facebook as well.
8:30 new on a friday morning. it's the 28th day of september, 2012, and we kind of have a stormy end to the week here in the northeast. we're hoping that the weather will be nicer over the weekend and nice where you are, too. good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie alongside natalie morales and willie geist who is in for matt on assignment. and up next, helping to plan your next getaway. >> fall full of family-friendly festivals and we'll check out what we think are the five of the nation's best. >> and from pencil skirts to
dress trousers, how do you decide what hemline is fashionable, what looks good on you? we're going to clear up any hemline confusion. >> okay. and a little bit later on, do low mortgage rates have you thinking about jumping back into the real estate market? we're going to show you some great homes for sale across the country at affordable prices. okay. we'll get a check of the wetter from al out in los angeles this morning in the weather library. al, good morning to you. >> yes, that's right. and, of course, we have all the latest books. "fifty shades of chartreuse." everything is here. weekend looking pretty good, morning showers in new england and the heavy rain continues texas into the western gulf. mild and partly cloudy in the pacific northwest. heat continues in the southwest. nice and sunny in the northern plains. for sunday, sunday, we expect to see more wet weather through new england. heavy rain moves into the southeastern atlantic coast and the gulf coast as well. heat conditions throughout much of the southwest. nice and warm.
mid-mississippi, upper mississippi river valley into the northern plains well, we are above average for today, but nowhere near as hot for the weekend. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. 70 in san jose. getting hot in livermore. holding on to the 90s. they get closer to triple digits for saturday. we tack on an additional 3 to 5 degrees sunday into monday. >> and that's your latest weather. >> like sands through the hourglass, those are the days of our lives by al roker. >> thank you, al. >> coming up next, the country's best fall festivals, if you're planning a weekend getaway. but first this is "today" on nbc. this is a lot of food for 4 bucks.
this morning on "today's travel," a roundup of the nation's best fall festivals from wines to scarecrows, there's something for everyone this year. kate maxwell is editor-in-chief of jetsetter.com. i've got kids, like to do the corn mazes, apple picking. we begin with st. charles, illinois. >> there's a scarecrow fest, believe it or not. this is a scarecrow extravaganza. there's something like 150 handcrafted scarecrows there, on the banks of the fox river, just 45 minutes outside chicago, so you get to do some leaf peeping at the same time. the landscape is stunning. can you make your own scarecrow. last year there were harry potter scarecrows, pirates of the caribbean scarecrows, petty zoo, really, really fun. >> extravaganza indeed. quick drive from chicago. 30 minutes outside of portland
to the wilmette valley festival. >> it's a really up and coming wine region. 30 minutes outside portland. known in particular for hits pinot noirs, a harvest trail which costs $79. take in three wineries, learn about the wine-making process, tastings along the way and culminates with a grand tasting at the end of the day, really good fun. >> get to do it all in one fun? >> exactly. >> fall foliage, best places to be perhaps, in the adirondacks. >> at ron damage park is the largest park in the entire country, believe it or not. that means they have a very long leaf-turning season from mid-september all the way until the end of october so there's plenty of time to have a look at those leaves. also 1980 olympic winters were there so there's a ski jumping competition >> you don't have to participate on the ski jump. you can look at the leaves.
>> i'll just look at the leaves. i think that's a better idea. octoberfest, have to talk about that one. >> i don't always think about oklahoma might i do. >> might think germany. tulsa, oklahoma, the best in the country. there's barrel rolling and wonderful bavarian food, and your beer, of course, press ernie els and oom papa bands. >> the next best thing to munich. >> only governments $6. >> and a great music festival in new orleans. know about mardi gras and some of the other music festivals but a great one this time of year. >> the voodoo music experience. absolutely love new orleans. a great time to go there. bands like jack white and green day are playing there. lasts three days in city park. because this is new orleans, wonderful food, gumbo, oyster poor boys and you get a lot there. >> your favorite of these if i put you on the spot, laid out
back now at 840, and this morning on "today's style" it's all about helms. changing from mini to maxies, hard to keep up. contributing style editor is here with the lange and short of it, shall we say. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> what are the rules on hem, and what's in this year had. >> in fashion you have to think of the trends on a spectrum, and you have to sort of calibrate what's right for you. so, you know, regardless of age, there are two tests that you can
do. you can do the seat test, if you can't sit down in a skirt and still maintain your dignity, it's probably too short. you're fine. you passed. >> fingertip rule, both of your arms down by your sides. you don't want the hemline to be above where your fingertips are so really easy. >> all right. what if you have really long arms? >> there's always exceptions to the rule, savannah, but, you know, even if you're in a bind with pants or something like that, wearing a different shoe and the hem is grazing the floor. a very easy fix, for under $10, hemming tape. >> what does this mean? >> instead of going to the tailor and fussing around with all the helms, do it yourself at home. stick it under the cuff and roll it up and voila. >> why did it take so long -- >> should have thought of that. >> let's bring out the models. the first look we're doing is the pencil skirt. >> pencil skirts are huge this fall, and they will always be a staple. this is frederica and the rule of thumb is to leave about three inches between the bottom hem of
the pencil skirt and the top of the boot. it is a classic fall look. that skirt is $50 at hsn. savannah, what's universally flattering on all women is for that hemline to just graze the top of the knee. >> not above the knee, sort of grazing the top of it. >> you'll hear me say that, grazing and skimming, sort of the theme of the hem. >> frederica, that looks great. >> great for date night. >> ankle late jeans this. can be a little bit tricky, whether you should wear flats or heels. >> this is particularly tricky if you had someone petite like our model stacy. you want to make sure if you're purchasing a pair of jeans and you are petite. look for a cropped pair because those go to 29-inch inseam as opposed to 32 or 33-inch inseam. anybody, wearing a jean with a flat, you want to make sure that the bottom hem length skims the back of the heel. >> okay. >> so it should just go underneath your ankle bone. >> if you take these to the tailor to get hemmed, do you bring two different kinds of
shoes. >> a pair of jeans that are your casual flat pair and a pair you wear with heels because in that case the hem would be longer. don't want to splurge on the two pairs, invest in themming tape, under $10. that's the way to do it. >>es blah is showing us trousers. >> isabella is going to work, very popular work trouser, and a lot of women don't know how exactly to do this. what you want to remember is that the back of the trouser should conceal most of the back of the shoe and let the heel pick out. you don't want it to be tripping length. you don't want to skim the floor, skim the heel. not trying to sweep the floor with our hemline. the front pleat of the pant should hit right around the middle of the foot. those pants are under $50 from limited. >> i love how you do the two prints together. >> try to keep trending. >> that's a whole other look. >> and the last model indira,
call it the boho chic look. >> i like to call this the mullet skirt, all party in the front and business in the back. what you want to look for with the hem length is something that's very gradual and that graduates into a longer hemline as opposed to something that's a hard edge, okay. the other thing you want to remember is to carry it with something like an ankle boot. sometimes matching the aesthetics of the skirt or pant with shoe is just as matching the proportion. pay close attention to that. put her in a little ankle booty from target. under $40, and the skirt's from h & m. >> let's bring the models out. didn't show a very long skirt. some people like to wear those, is there a rule over how long is too long? >> it shouldn't sweep the floor. skim or graze the back of your feet. unless you're going to an event in a ball gown, the only time it's sweeping the floor. >> if you think it might be too
wonderful wacky world of sports with our great friend, len berman. >> september featured u.s. open tennis and replacement refs, but what were truly the top sports stories? let's go spanning the world. ♪ >> unbelievable! >> yeah. on your mark, get set, play ball. the best catch with no glove. jayson werth. washington. >> hey. here's the best catch with one glove, jason repko, pawtucket red sox, and he's got it. the best catch with two gloves. pablo sandoval for the giants. he doesn't get it. brandon crawford does. let's give sandoval another chance. he blows the bubble, pops it and goes over the railing and hangs on. yes, he's got it. >> that's multi-tackle. >> our oops of the month. perfect pass in pennsylvania
high school football right off the referee's head, and it made that noise. in brazil the goalie does not -- well, he does make the save and then he doesn't make it. at the celebrity tennis match actor kevin james shows how not to execute the between the show shot. go get them, kevin. our fan of the month, in the black shut at the white sox game, he does not catch the foul ball. well, let's give him another chance, and he doesn't catch that one either. same game, two chances. the best move of the month. the paralympic ping-pong player. >> wow. >> that's an amazing shot. >> that's a ridiculous shot. >> make up your move. worst move, andre parker of penn state. looks like a great run, going the wrong way. picked up a muffed punt. that doesn't matter, because us a know, can you not advance the muffed punt, so never mind. the old college spirit, the
boise state college cheerleader gets crushed from behind but gets up smiling. she's tough. good for her. way to go. and the cincinnati band member, he stumbles down the steps, and he breaks his trumpet, and there's his mouth piece on the field, and in true showbiz fashion he plays along anyway, air trumpet. animals of the mouth. at the open the squirrel who probably thought that tennis balls were just nuts, and in the mississippi high school football game. that's a skunk running on the field, and the cheerleaders urge him on. yeah, go skunk. however, the other team's cheerleaders much closer to the skunk, you know, not so much, no. and in iran the soccer player thought it was a good idea to pick up a loose object off the field, and he tosses it over. turns out it was a live grenade. >> oh, my gosh. >> whoa! >> but nobody got hurt.
>> and -- >> >> i love about the kent state guy running the wrong way. the other team tackled him. >> score a touchdown for you. >> everyone was confused. >> we've got to talk about your book the greatest moments in sports, upsets and underdogs. >> i'm excited. i started out to write a sports book. it's a book of empowerment. it tells young people no matter how old you are or sex or nationality you can succeed so i'm proud of the fact it empowers youngsters. >> you tell a lot of great stories, some are well known. is your favorite the miracle on ice? >> that has to be the greatest upset in sports. everyone knows where he or she was. it will never happen again because the nhl players play olympic hockey. >> and cassius clay, i think the greatest but a lot of people didn't think he was the greatest when he started out. >> that's a great point. he said i am the greatest people
thought he was the first trash talker. a brash young man. they wanted to see him knocked on the canvas. he fights sonny liften. they think he is going to win. when liften doesn't get off the mat. >> in tennis we know about jackie robinson, don't talk enough about her. >> the female jackie robinson. grew up poor, one of the first to play at wimbledon and win the u.s. open, the first to win both and she won them twice. she was forced to ride the back of the bus in north carolina which upset her. she said what an honor to shake the hand of the queen of england after having to ride on the colored section of the bus. billy mills, grew up poor on an indian reservation. wins the gold medal in the 10,000 meters of the 1964 olympics in tokyo. he was unknown. when the vase over they asked the world record holder were you
worried about billy mills. he said worried i never heard of the guy. >> and a great story, a high school basketball player, jason macklewayne, we got to know him and love that. tell us. >> i love the story. an autistic youngster, student manager for his career. they let him suit up for the last game of the senior year. not only suit up, they let him get in the game for the last 4 minutes. he leads in scoring. they carry him off the court. he said the best part was the pretty girls who wouldn't look at him would now talk to him and on top of that, president george w. bush diverts air force one to stop in rochester so he can meet jason. probably my favorite story. >> it gives me the chills. so great. >> jason to buster douglas. it's all inside. thank you so much. >> my kids appreciate it
already. >> a free audio cd with some of th moments. >> we'll do one more round t round of ask away today. come on. today." >> get the glasses on. >> did the public demand more after the last round? >> whoa, baby. >> just grab a couple. >> all right. give him the goingles. >> savannah guthrie, would cycle central park with me. william hutchins springfield, missouri. >> how many miles was that? >> well, the loop is six miles around, so that's probably. >> i can do that. >> sure. >> lots of padding for you, savannah. what else? >> all right. >> do you pack your lunch? >> i do. >> i pack my snacks every day. i bring them in. what about you, willie? >> pack it in the dark though at about 4:00 in the morning. never quite know what you're going to get. >> i made oatmeal this morning before coming in. >> you did? >> homemade. >> homemade, the old-fashioned
kind. >> are you allowed to legitimately call out sick? if so what, happens? kim payne, lincecum, maryland. >> natalie, why don't you take this one. >> clearly i probably should have called out sick and instead i infected everyone here. all the producers who have my cold, sorry. it's hard to call out sick when we're so busy all the time and making that call at 2:00 a.m., hey, by the way, i'm hacking up a lung, doesn't go over well. >> it doesn't feel guilty because you know someone else's morning just got -- >> someone being woken up without having time not to sleep. >> try not to call in sick. >> this is a good one. do the "today" women wear spanx for the show? >> i'm not wearing any now. >> i'm not either. >> i'm wearing manx. >> you feel like you need a little extra support. >> makes the lines look so much slimmer. >> yeah, it pulls it all
together. >> sometimes we do though. >> no, we do. >> depends on the outfit. >> that's very personal. >> thanks so much. >> way too much information, len berman. >> thanks. still ahead, new inventions for parents to make your lives a little bit easier. but first on a friday morning, and a rainy one, too, a check of your local news and weather.
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back now with more on "today" on this friday morning, the 28th of september, 2012. it is a rainy one here in the big apple. good morning everyone. i'm savannah guthrie alongside mr. willie geist. ma matt's on assignment today. with the mortgage rates at record low, might be a good time to buy. what you can get for your money these days from maine to the great state of arizona. ahead this morning, as a parent sometimes that light bulb goes off and you think there might be a butter way to do this. this morning online mommy maven will share her favorite products created by moms and dads. we have all the hollywood headlines including exciting news about jay-z and reese witherspoon, not together.
separate news. >> i'm excited to hear that. i don't know what that is. what we know that natalie morales is a great cook, and cease been busy this morning in the kitchen. she's cooking up her famous flan. she's going to flip the flan on friday, and we get to taste it. first, natalie, you better do the news, i guess. >> i have news to do first. a workplace shooting rampage at a minneapolis office has left five people dead including the gunman. policed arrived at the sign making company thursday afternoon to find the victims' bodies. the shooter apparently dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. witnesses say the shooter may have been fired from his job on thursday morning. the man who shot an anti-islam video that sparked deadly protests aacross the muslim world is behind bars this morning. the california officials say he was in violation of his
probation for a 2010 check fraud conviction. he's being held without bail auz the judge says he poses a flight risk. secretary of state hillary clinton hosts world leaders today at the united nations to push for unity among syrian rebel groups after thursday's warning to the international body be netanyahu. he drew a red line on a cartoon-like bomb calling for world leaders to draw that red line before next spring and summer shutting down their nuclear program. a day earlier mahmoud ahmadinejad blasted israel from the same podium calling it a country of, quote, uncivilized zionists. soil samples are taken today as part of a new search for jimmy hoffa's body who disappeared in 1975. they will dig beneath a driveway in suburban detroit. that is where a tip ster claims he saw a body that might have been hoffa's buried 37 years ago. a bizarre and shocking end for a rising actor in
los angeles. police say forms sons of anarchi actor johnny lewis beat his 81-year-old land lady to death and aattacked and bit two other men nearby and fell or jumped from his the roof to his own death. he also savaging killed the land lady's cat in a rampage. he was arrested three times this year, and police feared the 28-year-old suffered from serious chemical dependency or mental health problems. nasa's curiosity rover is beaming back new clues about the past. these images suggest that a waist-deep stream once rushed through this very spot on mars. the most convincing proof of water on mars to date? scientists say the rounded pebbles likely shaped by fast-moving water is an exciting sign. a new namsz of beer drinkers
can reveal which way they're going. democrats prefer heineken and corona, republicans hoist a coors light or sam adams and right in the middle, the mexican beer favored by drinkers on both sides of the political fence. if you're going to raid a human's kitchen, you better have an escape plan or be quick on your feet like this little guy. he must be rocky the flying squirrel but no bullwinkle in sight. fast all right. disappeared. four minutes after the hour right now. let's go to al in los angeles. boy, you've been really reading up on everything, huh? >> yes, i have. i'm sorry. i was distracted. i'm sorry. we're hanging out with our friends at knbc. let's see what we have right now. we're going to show you. we're looking at heavy showers and thunderstorms pushing their way through texas. we have flash flood watches and warnings in effect now
throughout northern texas, and then the flash flood watches through southern texas. let's take a look and show you the rain. anywhere from 4 to 5 inches from laredo to san antonio. a lesser amount in san angelos. one area moved through and another area is coming in by the next 24 hours. we look for 1 to 2 inches of rain generally from upstate new york into 9:05. taking a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. mostly cloudy skies here. the clouds will take longer to clear than yesterday. about an hour and a half to two hours. temperatures will come down. 95 yesterday in livermore. 90 today. 69 degrees in san francisco. the heat is on as we head into the weekend. look at these numbers. 90 today. 97 tomorrow. up to 102 by sunday. that's your latest weather
from the " >> that's your latest weather from the "today" show reading room here in los angeles. back to savannah. >> all right, al. have a fun weekend with all those books. time for the take three where we give our take on the stories catching attention. soleil is here to join us. >> how are you, dear? >> i love it when you come to town. >> i love visiting you guys. it's fun. >> we love having you. a lot to talk about morning. >> our take one is double-take. kelly osbourne at the emmy awards working the red carpet was wearing a $250,000 black diamond manicure. not jewelry. and i guess she's taken a lot of heat for it. a lot of people have been tweeting to her, and she has since come out with her own tweet. sort of an apology. i see that my nail polish has offended some of us. however, see your point, but it was a one in a lifetime
experience and please forgive me for not regretting it. it made me feel like a queen. >> ho do you get a manicure up to $250,000? >> it's made by a jewelry designer, i guess. >> little black diamonds in it. i guess the question is, they wear million dollar jewels that they borrow, and this was apparently given to her, this manicure. >> did they give the diamonds to charity afterwards? if the diamonds were reuseable afterwards, then maybe there's something there. where do the diamonds go after? >> i think it's a one-shot kind of deal. >> one smhot? >> it's excess, but isn't the whole thing excess? >> where do you draw the line on what's excess and what's not? the other point is, i mean, and you know as a celebrity, i mean, you enjoy the perks but you have to be swla sensitive to what the public is going to say. >> there's a certain responsibility, but she certainly is edgy and she's always breaking the mold.
at the same time, i mean, can they reuse the diamonds? a $250,000 manicure and it's not useable? i would hope it could be used towards something good afterwards and the diamonding can be taken apart or something. >> that happens. >> i'm not quite an expert on the issue, but i will say that doesn't look ache a quarter of million dollar manicures. maybe the toes thrown in with it. >> does the pedicure come with it? >> the head massage while you're there, too. >> we will move on. whitney houston, of course, passed away earlier this year. now is the time for a lot of different legacy things coming out. a greater hit album, a coffee table book, a new duet with r. kelly with the song "the look to you." let's take a listen. ♪ now i lay me down ♪ heaven hear me now
♪ >> some are saying is it too much? >> i don't think so. i think people want it to remember her. >> it's not unusual. when michael jackson dieds, when elvis died, they have greatest hits. some said maybe there shouldn't be a reality show. some profiting on the back of her death, but it doesn't strike me as unusual. >> the whole family is involved, her daughter is involved. it seems like something that the family is in support of, so i think if the family was not in support of it, it would be one thing. the fact that they're -- >> the reality show it will be interesting to see who will watch. bobbi kristina is in it and her mom as well. certainly she has her legion of fans. >> she's timeless. she and michael are timeless. >> yeah. >> they're icons. >> the thing you hope doesn't get lost is how great her voice is. at the end of her life the last two years she got lost in the drug problems and everything else.
when you stop and listen, that should be her duo yo legacy. >> she had delgts work and she stopped smoking for the time she recorded this song. he said you could hear it in the voice. this is whitney, the way we leave loved here. >> we go from whitney houston to freaky friday. so we have photographs we want to show you. i have one for you. this is spangles. spangles it a 3-year-old cat who is cross-eyed. look closely at that picture. his owner has an entire facebook page dedicated to spangles dressed up in quirky costumes i'm told. >> he's gone viral. >> he's become something of an internet sensation. >> she says he makes people laugh. that makes people feel good. >> i'm sure it's street. i have a strong anti-pet costume policy. >> my girls like to paint my dog's toenails. they get very into it. >> not $250,000?
>> not $250,000. we have heard of photo bombs. what happens when it's a stingray? this is crazy. did you stee this picture in th cayman islands? it's a stingray behind them literally in the photo. >> are we going to te your word for it. >> we need to see the photo. >> trust me, it's amazing. >> there it is. >> somebody placed a stingray behind them, and look at the shock and awe on these women's faces. that would freak me out. >> it looks like it's smiling, actually. >> okay. >> finally, i have a little friday freet for you guys. natalie, this is your world famous flan. >> my world famous flan. it's on the nbc latino website. people have been asking me. it's so easy, and some have asked to make it. check out the website for the recipe. i'll flip it right now. hopefully it goes well.
serve it up. it did go well. i don't think i shook it took. >> this is the low calorie. >> it's locaw cal and -- >> do we get to eat it? >> it's super creamy and good. it's good for you. >> what's in flan? >> it's milk evaporated, eggs and -- >> things i can eat. >> we'll take it. >> do you lose any flavor making it all healthy. >> no sacrificing flavor making it healthy and low fat. >> we have to go. >> you guys try it while we take a little break. >> i'm diving in. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, guys. >> very helpful. >> coming up next, an open house tour of homes you can buy for $350,000 or less right after this. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios
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this morning on "today's real estate" what you can get for $350,000 or less. this month mortgage rates fell to a new record level. today's ellis tate expert barbara corcoran is here with a look at what's on the market. good morning. >> good morning. there's record appreciation in prices this month, the highest in seven years. >> this really is a great time to jump in. >> great time. >> let's dive right in. what we can get for $350,000 or less. we start in the heartland, underwood, iowa. >> first off, has 934 people. kind of weird, picture that, a picture where there's 944 people, but it's in the covered hills, like forest covered bluffs all over the area, and they have the highest silt hills outside of china. who cares but that's what i tell you anyway. all right. this house has massive windows on the front of the how is that look out on some of those rolling green farmlands, and with house you get 3.5 acres of
property. i really like in the next shot, the lovely lit sitting area, seating area. looks so pretty and comfortable. a fully finished basement. elaborate wet bar for the guys it hang out and have a nice cold beer and out back a partially covered deck and landscape that complements this house very nicely. a pretty house, and it's only $329,000. >> 329, and that is a beautiful part of the country, right on the border of nebraska there. next we'll head west to peoria, not illinois but arizona >> you know how that got its name. the early settlers moved from illinois and said let's just bring this name with us are and that's how they named it and that's the truth. the kitchen has all ceramin 18-inch tiles, a center island and a roomy breakfast room. i shouldn't have overlooked the beautiful landscaping out front. also an open floor plan throughout entire house. totally contemporary, and has southwestern touches, like the arched doorways there and the niches in the living room and entertainment room.
pretty room. the master bedroom has a large bay window, and when you go out back, the surprise is, a sparkling blue pool and private backyard surrounded by those beautiful high desert views. >> living in arizona, you want a pool in your backyard. looks like a good one. >> sure. >> northeast, baldwin, maine, beautiful area. >> lovely area. perfect spot, 30 minutes from the portland seaport and 30 minutes from new hampshire. best ski and golf resort, not a bad spot. the logs used to build this nice home were cut from the property itself and provide great insulation. log homes are the warmest in the world. i love this pine kitchen. when you're going to see it inside. looks like just anybody could get comfortable there. the big living room has a wood stove against the stone fireplace, and that rocky chair is identical to the one my husband used to rock await day n.all right. don't want to see that chair anymore. windows in the living room look out on 17.5 acres and filled with pine woods and old
stonewalls. just a beautiful situated house with great property wrapping around it. you can see the beautiful log walls when you look at the master bedroom and the taxes are over -- only, 2,000 a career. >> move the rocking chair out for you. >> very good. >> one more quick one, nashville, tennessee, one of the country's great cities. right outside is a town called mt. juliet. >> a booming community and a fast growing job market. this is a custom built brick home with open floor plans and gleaming wood floors. the kitchen is spic and span. with tile backsplash and living room vaulted ceiling, extra large windows and there's the kitchen, living room, columns and a fireplace and the carpet in the master bedroom, tray ceilings and long windows and that's what you get for $350,000. >> time for one more. no? >> we've been cut off. >> barbara, thanks so much. nice to see you. >> pleasure. >> coming up, soleil moon frye
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to life? >> well, i tried to be loyal to the book, but, of course, we're making a movie, so i try to get the spirit right and then just pray to the movie gods. >> it works. >> apparently it's working based on what the critics are saying. >> this is your first acting take in a major film with one of the greatest directors of our time. tell me about the audition process, because i understand you weren't supposed to be the member of your family to get this job. >> the thing is my brother is the one when was actually going for the you a dis. he didn't want to go alone so he told me to come with hip. i didn't really want to go because i was not going to audition anyway so i said, yeah, i'll come with you as long us a buy me a subway sandwich afterwards. >> you drive a hard bargain there. >> anyways, so i went, and while i was waiting the casting director, he said that, you know, you're indian and you're a teenager so you might as well give it a shot. >> and you did, and you got the part. >> it opens nationwide november
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good friday morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. it's 9:26. the oakland school board is cutting a deal to end the civil rights investigation. the board says african-american students receive an unfair majority of suspensions. the board has a plan in place to make sure students are treated equally. a mother ran away leaving her daughter behind at the safeway to deal with police. the girl is staying with her grandmother. nobel peace laureate ang sang su kyi will visit the
welcome back. taking a live look at san francisco. i want to step out of the way so you see how foggy it is. that is the natural coolant off the pacific. we will soar into the weekend. a dangerous heat wave. if you work outdoors and you are caught off guard, you want to stay hydrated. it is not too bad right now. 61 in livermore. sunny finish for today. warmer than acknowledge conditions. heat wave sunday through tuesday. toward the end of next week, cooler weather arrives. we have to get through this, saturday through tuesday, triple digit heat. stay cool out there. let's check the drive with mike.
we have a smooth drive despite the back up at the toll plaza. traffic stacking up. anything else to report? >> no. >> everything is okay. we will have another local news update in half an hour. in the meantime, a live look outside. hazy start, but temperatures certainly going to pick up over the weekend. summer hanging on. have a great morning.
♪ i'm singing in the rain ♪ i'm singing in the rain >> what a beautiful rainy day. it's friday. that is our camera operator dave. having a great time. >> if he doesn't have to run the cameras out on the plaza is has a great time. >> seriously. >> get him on broadway. >> a star is born. good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie alongside natalie morales and willie geist and jenna wolfe is here. >> coming up this hour, parent who have figured out a better or healthier way to do it, eating or cleaning products, these
parents came up with a good idea and soleil moon frye will show us the great mom and pop ideas. these are like why didn't i think of that and when you think about it, how i did not develop it. >> soleil moon frye thought of that. we'll talk to her in a couple of moments "and pop goes today" from jay-z's new gig to reese witherspoon's new baby. we've got the celebrity scoop. >> who better to get a lesson in beauty from than bobbi brown, pretty powerful women who excued confidence from the inside out just like bobbi herself. first jenna wolfe with a preview of what's coming this up weekend. >> hey, guys, good morning. a nice show this weekend. lester is live in afghanistan where he was embedded with a unit on the front lines and talked to the troops about what it's like right now. he's also going to take a look at where things stand after 11 years of war in that region. then it's one of the biggest mysteries in u.s. history. what happened to jimmy hoffa. new clues this week under a driveway in suburban detroit. we will have the latest on that case.
and alana stewart stops by to say how she's honoring the memory of famia farrofai farrah >> that's all coming up. >> look forward to it. all right. let's get a check of the weather once again. he is in los angeles. >> jenna, one more preview of the gun show? >> always, al. >> here we go. >> you go first. >> you go first. >> first you, and then me. >> al. >> okay, jenna. >> jenna. >> with the drama. >> oh, boom. >> wow. >> do you have a license to carry those. >> coast to coast, al. went coast to coast. >> all right. let's see what we've got. how about a little fall foliage here from the weather library. we've got some peek color in northern new england and the mississippi river valley and central rockies. some color in the northeast and
new england and the northern plains. let's see what we've got weather for you. morning rain tomorrow. lots of sunshine in the plains, a heavy rain. texas into the western gulf coast and then sunday, sunday, we expect to see some more showers in new england. wet weather in the upper ohio river valley. western two-thirds of the co 9:33 now. good friday morning. we have a good-looking weekend at the coast and bay side will be hot. a live picture of oakland. mostly cloudy conditions. it will take a bit longer for the clouds to clear. the temperatures will come down. 95 yesterday in livermore. today, 90 there. 71 in santa cruz. look at where your temperatures are headed. we have an oppressive heat wave through tuesday. >> that's your latest weather. once you get done watching jenna wolfe flexing her guns get ready
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[ beatboxing ] if you're parents chances are you've thought of a couple of inventions that would make your life a lot easier. soleil moon frye and author of "happy chaos" found several families who put their ideas to work. good morning again, soleil. >> good morning. you're sort of a momtreprenuer yourself. >> never a better time to be a momtreprenuer. >> when my partner and i started little feeds searched the globe for products at your home, your garage. because of social media, never been a better time, start a twitter account, facebook account and start something from your own home which is so incredibly insparing and some of
these products were fund from home. >> great companies started off with the first one. >> original sprout, such a fun company. started by a mom named inga, a daughter named maya, wanted healthy products for her little one. i love that the sunblock is so natural. i use this on my girls. >> no parabins. free and clear of everything. >> exactly. >> super curly hair so the miracle detangler is incredible. it's a family business. they live on a farm. they create it in their home. i love that it's, you know, a family-run business. >> yeah. >> again, if you have that thought in your head and you think of something amazing and know that the world is going to connect to it, if you're thinking about it, i bet a lot of other people will also connect. >> by the way this, body lotion smells amazing, my favorite. love it. >> over here. this is a company, i but this stuff for my kids when they were smaller. called happy family. >> happy family. tell me the family about this. >> it was started by shazy who wanted to create an organic baby
food company and we all love the pouches. >> so easy to cary. >> so much easier for our little ones, and it was launched on mother's day, and she's a mom, and she is a true >> she's a true -- i love it. so many great options. organic baby food at your fingertips. >> great. my kids love it. over here, this toy company make these cute wood toys. and i understand a mom and dad started this company because they wanted to create toys for their boys. >> this is one of my favorites. the dad is a carpenter. the mom and dad started this company. they have three children. they're so amazing. they make it from their heart and soul, eco friendly, beautifully defined. it is one of the amazing stories and connects to people. >> they look great. clean well, also something we all know and love, those of us with little kids, spraying anti-bacterial on them or using hand wipes.
tell me about this. >> this was started by a dad whose son had an immune disorder. literally, he was so concerned about his son, he wanted disinfectant and healthy option for his child. you have these incredible cleaning products, hand wipes, it is amazing. i love this line. i use it all the time. have it in my purse at all times. tons of great products. >> and last but not least, the juicery. >> my favorite. >> i was introduced to this when i was in california. i loved the flavors. tell me how they started this. >> it is so delicious. two co-founders are moms, of course. and they're amazing. they wanted healthy options. one of the moms, her mother died from cancer, they wanted healthy options. you can go online and order it. they started with one store. then they now have five stores, going to be eight stores. i love that it is a true story of entrepreneurship and you have to try it. >> i know. i love the vanilla almond.
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news." >> you better bring it. >> this is the celebrity quote quiz. >> say what. >> more power to her. such a role model for millions of girls in the world and she should be whatever way she wants to be and nobody should have to starve themselves is this a, kirstie alley, been, rihanna or d, demi lovado. >> i think they are talking about lady gaga. i'm going to go with rihanna. >> it's kirstie alley. >> everybody is speaking out about this. kirstie alley to "okay" magazine and saying enough is enough. gaga gained 25 pounds. gaga came out this week and said she's been anorexic and bulimic since she was 15 so the topic du jour. >> want another shot at this. >> get this one. >> a thing called the dumb-dumb test, a template for a test that all politicians should take. just the way we have lsats, i thought there should be a test that they should have to take before they run for office or we should at least know their
score. is it a, jon stewart, tina fey or chelsea handler. >> sounds too clean for chelsea. i'm going to go with tina fey. >> she told this to "ew" magazine and something she left out of her best selling book. >> i'll take one out of two. if we're doing two i'll take a pass here. what's hot in hollywood. reese weatherspoon just had a baby. >> reese wither spoon just had a baby. >> tennessee james, a third child. she has a 13-year-old and 8-year-old, got married last year to her husband jim. wanted to expand her family so good for reese and jim. >> elvis presley has had the most top 100 hits for a million years now and the record has been broken. >> guess who was broken by? >> lil wayne. >> wuisey did it. >> he had 109 singles on it, but the different is he was the lead
on his. elvis on all of his. lil wayne is only 30 years old so who knows what's to come. >> elvis did it all on his own. >> he dropped sort of one track on it. >> yeah. >> picture perfect. jay-z opening the arena tonight in brooklyn. >> opening his arena tonight. the barclay center in brooklyn. he tweeted this picture. on top of the world. been a busy week and i interviewed hip. gave me an exclusive. he said despite what everyone is saying bee saying beyonce is not pregnant. >> will you be there? >> not there. bring me a picture. >> daniel radcliffe. >> he partied with this football team, daniel completely sober, doesn't drink and he has a new
york giants hat. a huge football fan, american football. just interviewed him for the movie and he says i don't drink or go to clubs but i'll go to a house party so there he is. didn't have any taxi minimoney. had to give that millionaire moneyy. >> coming on. >> harry potter is walking around with no money in his pocket. i don't believe it. alicia kwaurlquarles have fun a concert. >> up next, bobbi brown on how to express your inner you, but first this is "today" on nbc.
this morning on "today's beaute i, request the "gaining confidence from the inside out in an effort to celebrate women's inner beauty. ""today's" beauty editor and makeup artist bobbi brown invited matters, daughters, sisters, celebrities and athletes to learn a few makeup tricks, and she then treated them to an excited photo shoot where they put their best foot forward and opened up what beauty means to them. their story is in bobbi's new
book "pretty powerful" and bobby brown is here with two of the women, a professional boxer and danielle diamond, a yoga teacher. good morning. >> good morning. >> great to have you all of here. >> it's a little cliche the way we talk about beauty, of course, being more than than the outside, it's about being inside as well. you say the seventh book around. we need to emphasize this message, right. >> it's how you feel, and it's how you take care of yourself. exercise is really one of the secrets to feeling beautiful as we get older. >> and these women in the strong women part of the book. >> exactly. >> strong women to me is not a woman with shoulder pads on, melanie grifnt infith in "worki girl," but women with lots to share. >> you were a professional mold, but a lot of people don't know you're a professional boxer. they call you fire the boxing diva. >> yeah. >> are people surprised to learn
that -- that you're a boxer when they see and are looking at you? >> oh, yeah, definitely. when they first see me they think i'm a dainty girl that can't fight and after i'm done my work in the ring they are absolutely surprised. >> don't judge a book by its cover. >> exactly. your case in point. >> was it fun for you to have this makeover by bobbi. >> what did you learn in the whole experience? >> i've learned that i have two sides of me. a pretty side and a glamorous beautiful side. >> such natural beauty and such a strong woman. being a strong woman you don't have to be tough. you can still be sweet. >> exactly. >> fantastic. danielle, you were also selected for this book. i know you teach this zen strength yoga. tell me about this. >> i love that i'm in the chapter along with these amazing athletes because most people don't look at yoga teachers as being so athletic, but i know that when students take my class
they will come out and after holding a handstand for a few minutes, you know, or even sitting on a meditation mat for five minutes without fidgeting is really a big test of strength. >> and it's inner strength as well. >> yes. >> and her class is tough, and danielle is also a contributor on my blog, everythingbobbi.com. >> look at that. >> that hurts. >> i cannot do that. >> i want to come to your class because that looks amazing. >> one day. >> you write about these athletes. i know there are days when the women don't feel pretty and don't feel their best. on those days, however, we should do what we all do, put our hair in a ponytail, lace up our sneakers and get out there. is that your attitude? >> my hair is in a ponytail today, it's raining out. when i don't feel good, i put on my sneakers, go outside, from walking, to running, to doing some weights, instantly a turnaround, you feel better and more energetic, you feel prettier and just feel stronger. >> are you big on makeup. >> i am.
>> you like to play? >> what about you? >> i wasn't, but after hanging around with bobbi's team it just takes a little bit to make you feel a little bit bright and you're still yourself but just a little more confidence walking out the- >> all look amazing with or without makeup, don't need any of that. >> we all need it. >> we all need it. >> done great things for us. bobbi brown for us. thank you, ladies. great stuff. coming up, dog whisperer with katie lee and hoda. that's after your local news. have a great weekend, everyone. ♪
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expect traffic delays in the area. throngs started the mass to draw attention to bicyclists and urge motorists to share the road. can't we all just get along? let's check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. we agree it will be hot enough for the ac in the inland. triple digit heat. today is the last day of the 90s. we hold on to the triple digits. as we head throughout tuesday of next week, we have a lot of days ahead of very, very hot weather. this is how it works out. 90 degrees in livermore. 77 in los gatos. a cooler day in the city. still fogged in. 69 in san francisco. as we head through tomorrow, temperatures jump up to 102 on sunday. we peak on monday at 103 degrees. we meet back here on tuesday of next week, triple digits. thursday, things change.
maybe the storm system bringing the first showers on friday. let's check the drive right now with mike. just the s curve on the bay bridge. gentle flow of traffic. slowing for the cash lanes. fast track. no problem. we still have the meters lights on. we will show you in the approach. the smooth flow west and southbound. the northbound routes for 880 and 580, slowing at 24. that will change in a couple of hours. 680, slow. a new accident there. the other two have cleared through danville. south bay is getting better. headlights on because of the low clouds. marla. thank you, mike. we will be back at 10:26 with the next news and weather update.
"tod "today," with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. it's finally friday, september 28. hard to believe it's the last show of the month. >> what? are you kidding? >> we have to start out big in october, baby. >> october 1, we are going to -- >> lot of spirit -- >> to the university of tennessee. we've decked out our table for the last few days. >> yeah. >> a great orange, like tangerine. awesome. >> we expect the entire campus to show up. we'll have a musical guest who we'll surprise with. >> that hopefully we can book. big surprise. we don't know. >> going to be fun.
we want you to join us. >> starts at 8:00 a.m. get there -- first come, first serve. our live show begins at 10:00 a.m. >> this is important. we'll shoehost a creative sign contest. do your best artwork, show up on the plaza with a sign. we'll pick you and yield get another surprise -- >> we don't know what it is either. it's going to be great. >> don't -- >> yeah. don't study this weekend. spend all your time wasting your time. there is news in the tipping department. >> okay. here the thing -- >> i used to think it was 15% unless you're out to dinner at a nice place and it's 20%. >> it's 20% -- 20 across the board. that's what i think. now some people do that weird thing where they double the tax. i don't understand that situation. so 20% is what it's supposed to be. now a "the new york post" study says the new normal is 25% to 30%. that's 1/3 of your meal. >> cornell university looked at
another study. not -- over 9,000 restaurant receipts and found more than 1/3 of customers left a tip over 20%. that's nice to hear. >> yes. that is. >> in today's world and the economy and everything. what we've stopped realizing is that, you know, most people that work in the food services, the waiters, that's really what they live on. they get -- >> terrible salary. yeah. >> frank's always been a huge, huge, huge tipper. i think something should also be earned, though. >> yes. >> when somebody's awesome, give them that huge tip. >> i agree. i usually do a 20% usually regardless, i think. if someone's really good -- >> have you ever not left one? >> not intentionally. do you know what i do? this is how weird i am. if someone leaves a crummy tip and i'm with them, i will say i have to go back inside, and i will leave more -- >> extra. >> it makes me feel sick -- >> you're guilty by association. >> i don't want to be surrounded -- i don't know. sometimes you feel terrible about it.
>> i was in nantucket last summer. it -- it bugs me to this day. we went to try a new restaurant. and for whatever reason, i couldn't see or not, i left a tip on dinner and realized afterwards that i hadn't left enough at all. i was gone from nantucket. i can't remember the name of the restaurant much less -- >> it bugs you -- >> it bugs me that i didn't leave enough money. i'm very sorry. it was one of those days i was having a brain -- [ noise ] >> yeah. here's something they say, i disagree, but here's what some say -- modern men expect women to go on dutch dates. they expect women to go -- >> dutch on dates. >> what did i say? >> or go to amsterdam with them. i don't know. [ laughter ] >> which could be fun. amsterdam's a wild and crazy place. >> go dutch on dates, split the bill. >> when i was dating in the 1800s, never, never would have
occurred to a woman to pay for anything. ever. i miss the good old days. >> can i say i don't think it's right for a woman to pay on a date. >> that would make you old-fashioned and sexist. >> i don't care. if a guy asks you out or you ask the guy, it changes the whole dynamic of the relationship -- i'm not -- look, if the person can't afford the date, that's okay. i'd rather have an ice cream cone on the boardwalk or a glass of wine on the beach than sit there and do the who's paying what -- >> i know. >> i don't like it. i'd rather have -- i'd rather have a cook-in dinner than that. >> we wanted quality, hoda. we got it. >> no. it's the worst feeling in the world. every date after that date, that's when the game starts. oh, do you want to, should i -- exactly. >> but if the guy starts off saying, i pay for everything, he pays for everything. >> yes, right. >> should the woman say, listen, you've been paying for everything, let me treat? >> i think that's okay. >> even if the guy would let you, you know it would bother
you? >> yes. i would hope he would say no. if he said sure -- >> i have never seen frank let a woman pay for anything ever. i miss the gentlemanly -- you know -- >> a lot of the guys in the survey say they like it when it's splitsville like that, when they split the bill. the economy is terrible -- >> jimmy -- no? no. joe? >> never. >> never have? >> jim? >> once. >> one of our cameramen is asleep. anyway -- >> jimmy goes, what? >> huh? >> are you a charmer. here's a weird story out of india, okay. the question is -- should housewives earn a salary? and you know, we did something that talked about how much -- >> making $100,000, wasn't it? >> yeah. they're talking about passing a law, the government is talking about drafting a law in india that would require husbands to -- >> the husband to pay the salary of the wife. he might think it through before
he asks you to marry him. right? look at hoda. >> you're right. okay. here's the thing -- and i think this is the case. a woman doesn't want to ask -- if her husband's making the money, a woman doesn't want to say, honey, can i have money so i can go to the grocery store? can i have money -- it's gross, a terrible feeling. you don't want to do that. you have earned it because you're doing a lot. >> these are the things nobody wants to talk about when they're in love. nobody wants to talk about the things that actually will keep you in love if you actually take the time to talk them over and discuss it and know what's expected of you and how it's going to work before you get married. >> i know. you're so ga-ga you don't care about those things. then they hit you. and it ruins your life. >> i'm going off today for a wedding. i'm excited. my niece is marrying a lovely game named mark. i'm praying that -- they've had all these conversations and that they're going to have a wonderful life together. you know, it's -- marriage is not easy. >> but i love the beginning.
i do love -- >> you like flirting. you don't like so much living. >> i like setting the table. you know, that's it. okay. anyway, if you believe in fate, you're going to love this story that we have coming up. there's a little girl named brittany shriver. she was on the plaza many, many years ago. she was, i think, 9 years old. and if you believe in destiny, you'll like this. when she was 9, her parents were with her on the plaza. >> show the -- >> they were visiting from ohio. >> we'll show the video and tell you what happened to brittany. >> somebody here said something that should be music now to see your ears. >> cleveland? >> over there. >> cleveland? over here? over here? and this young girl, this young lady's from cleveland. what's your name? >> brittany. >> brittany? all right. where do you go to school? >> orange. >> okay. that's great. good to see you. >> okay. that's brittany. >> aww -- >> dune what brittany does today? >> everything. >> brittany works for the
"today" show. >> yes, does he! all grown up and beautiful and indispensable to us. >> did you know back then that you'd be working here one day? >> i did actually tell my mom that i wanted to be on the -- [ inaudible ] >> say that again. >> i told my mom that it was my dream to work at the "today" show, and now i'm here. >> but here's the question -- >> i could cry! >> is it still your dream? >> yes. every day it is. >> oh, nice -- >> we love you, brittany. >> we adore her. >> that is the cutest thing i've ever seen. >> you kids who come out of college and are looking for a job, pattern your life after brittany. just be indispensable. the person with the biggest smile every time you turn around. the person who can't do enough for you. the person who's always there, volunteering for anything. that's brittany. she was -- she's someone, she's become someone who we didn't even know to someone who we can't live without. >> that's right. >> that's how she did it. >> brit, we love you, sweetie. >> love you, love you, love you. i love her. >> i know. >> have we peaked?
is the show over? >> it's over. it's spring museum day, hoda. i know you'll spend your day that way. >> over the weekend, it's a fun thing. tomorrow it's the smithsonian's eighth annual museum day. more than 1,500 museums throughout the country open the doors for free. families can do their thing. >> museums are there for everybody, but not everybody can afford them. download the trfree ticket at smithsonian.com, and head to the museum close by. each ticket good for two people. >> i like it. >> all righty. it's friday -- interest someone's modeling something. i think her name's sarah. sarah? >> oh, my gosh. >> touchdown! >> yeah. >> what are those? >> these are tattoos. and you can remove them with rubbing challenge. >> plastsonic. >> no! >> yes, and it wouldn't work with -- >> i was drinking coffee out of here earlier. they're $9.95 at tattoos.com. brittany put these on me, too.
thank you, brittany. a dream working with you, as well. >> let's get bobbi thomas up here -- >> oh, i just -- [ inaudible ] >> you're the only one who doesn't need any more attention to your tattoos. >> i have some amazing new beauty gadgets. hoda, this is a styler that can straighten your hair or wave it, if you want some waves. it's called cool way hair. has an auto sensibility. so it will check the moisture level of your hair before you start. and it will actually do what it needs to your hair the aur-- at under 299 degrees. >> the damage and breaking -- >> this is a great advancement. co coolway hair. and then these are getting -- if you want double the curl of your lashes, panasonic has a rotating comb. when it hits, you can rotate -- >> oh, my -- >> doesn't it make it harder to get it off at the end of the
day? >> no, it curls your lashes like your hair. >> curls, okay. >> and this is one celebrities are loving. it's a heated eyelash curler, as well. but it -- what's great is that it has a clamp system. you can clamp it up. and the silicone strip changes color when it's hot. you won't touch the actual heat -- >> you won't burn your eye. >> they're safe. be cautious, but $39. that's the buzz. >> the celebrity must-have. >> everything's on klg and hoda.com. and i'll pass this along on bobbie.com. [ applause ] guess what time it is -- >> friday funnies! [ laughter ] >> from facebook fan heidi ho. >> you're kidding? really? >> her name is not heidi ho. >> that is baloney. >> that's her professional name. kidding. thank you, heidi, for sending it in -- >> ho. >> heidi ho. a guy goes into a bar by himself. the only other person is the bartender.
the man orders a drink, and the bartender walks away to go get. it all of a sudden the man hears, hey, buddy, nice suit. he looks and no one's there. bartender comes back, puts a drink in front of the man and walks away. the man hears, hey, pal, i really like that haircut. now the guy's concerned. who's talking? bartender comes back and the man says, hey, do you hear anything? bartender says, like what? just listen, he says. they hear, hey, buddy. that's a pretty night tie, too. the man looks at the bartender and says, see what i mean? bartender says, oh, that's the peanuts, they're complimentary. heidi ho! >> heidi ho! >> thank you, heidi ho. i personally appreciate it very much. you can get back to work now. >> all right. audiences were so taken by famke jansen. back for a sequel. >> find out what she's up to after this. >> look at the guys ogling her. [ mother ] you can't leave the table
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model-turned-actress famke janssen exploded on the big screen opposite pierce brosnan in her breakout role as the evil bond girl xenia onatopp in the megahit "golden eye." three "x-men" films and shows later, she has several projects in the pipepalestine including the much-added sequel to "taken." and she's adding writer, producer, and director to her
has may with her passion project called bringing up bobbi, soon to be released in theaters. we want to -- >> yeah. >> welcome -- >> thank you very much. i really appreciate it. >> tell us about the project that's been on your heart for a long time and on your mind obviously. >> yes. it took about five years from beginning to end to get the movie off the ground. it's now finally coming into theaters today, actually. but it's -- i've done a lot of work as an actor, passion projects that you need to believe in -- >> you don't do them for the money, do you? >> no. you stick by them and rely on the kindness of other people. so i have mila jovavich -- >> terrific cast. friends? >> some of them, yes, some we called their agents. >> interesting. mila has a different image now as this -- you know, this evil -- battling evil and stuff, different kind of a role for her. >> yes. >> what made you think of her for this state and local. >> i needed somebody who was -- for this role? >> i needed somebody who was a foreigner, somebody who was
beautiful. i needed somebody with cache at the box office worldwide. at that point, there were maybe five people who were running, and she was at the top of it. she was perfect for that part. >> being a bond girl is probably how most people remember you. how did that change your whole career, that one role? >> it completely changed everything. >> had you been modeling before that? >> i modeled and stopped modeling and went to columbia university. then started pursuing acting at the same time. then for the first time of years, it was a struggle. nobody would cast me. i was too fall, too -- too foreign. they didn't know what to do with me. at that point, i gave up. i said, it's not going to work out. i applied to a film school with a script. just at the time. and i got -- knew -- >> this is not new then? >> no. no, no. then i got cast in the bond movie. and at that point -- >> everybody loved it -- >> was it one of those things that typecast you as this evil-type person? >> it did and it didn't. you know, i think that everything in life, and you know that very well, you take life by your own hands. and these are -- you see them as
opportunities. >> it's called acting. you could be a good person and play an evil -- >> yeah. >> do you know what i mean? >> and do people really -- do people think that when they meet you sometimes that you've got that mean side? >> my friends know. >> they know. >> yes. >> i love the -- where did the actual story come from? is it made up in your crazy brain or -- >> definitely made up in my crazy brain. but the whole notion, the idea started was in my first visit to oklahoma where i thought, wow, i am really a foreigner in this country. and my yesterdays aboidea -- my developed by film. growing up in holland, i watched american movies. and i had a specific idea of what america was like. and it's not at all what it is. >> hoda was born in oklahoma. norman, baby. >> wow. >> quickly, the premise. i don't think we said -- >> no, it's a woman played by mila jovavich, from the ukraine, living out her skewed version of
the american dream with her 11-year-old son, bobby. and as she sort of scams and cons her way through the country believing that she is sort of like bonnie from bonnie and clyde. but all in a robin hood-esque way. she thinks she's doing it to give her son better opportunities. of course, you know, life is not like a movie. reality catches up. then, you know, the story takes -- a turn. >> we're so happy for you. >> if you want to see what happens, you have to see it in a theater very, very, very soon. like maybe today. >> yeah. >> but "taken 2," you're going to be the object of the terrorism this time, right? >> yeah. >> your daughter -- >> i was the lucky one. >> and liam neesom and you may get back together. that movie blew me away. made me never want to let me children out of my sight for a moment. >> so well done. >> it was scary and very well done. the second one, i think, is even better. >> really? >> it's coming out when? >> it's coming out october 5. >> two big movies. >> you're very busy.
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it is time to go live with sara haines, checking out with with the crowd across the street. >> hope you pulled together some tantalizing questions for us -- >> can't wait. >> reporter: we did. we have lowery from missouri with a seasonal question. >> hello, kathie lee and hoda. just asking about what's your favorite part of fall. >> mm. you know, i like the changes. i i'm a summer girl, frankly. but one of the times i do like are when the leaves start changing. central park is so beautiful. and i guess it's just the leaves changing. what do you love? >> i love making fires in the evenings. >> yeah. >> having fires -- i'm with you.
i'm a spring and summer girl now that i'm getting older. i enjoy fall, but winter i'm not fond of. >> and don't forget football. >> yeah. >> reporter: this is pretty for kathie lee i think. >> yes, kathie lee, how did you prepare for empty-nesting? >> finally bringing a broadway -- show to broadway so that i have no time to miss her. i mean, i miss her when i think about her. but i keep her door closed so i don't have to be reminded. and i'm so busy rehearsals and with the show with hoda and going off to the university of tennessee that, you know, i -- >> aww. >> stay busy. busier than you've been in your life. and then surprise them when they least expect it. >> they'll love that. >> find out what they're really doing. >> all right. thank you. >> reporter: bye, guys. >> thank you, everybody. sad we're out of time. the dog whisperer tells us how to be the leader of the pack. look stunningly stylish with
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cover at the coast. this is the last day for that to take place. offshore flow kicks in for the we weekend. for today, not too bad. we will see the westerly flow. until the second half of the day, the winds will shift offshore to the east. pushing the marine layer offshore and warming us up. 90 degrees today. closer to the triple digits tomorrow. the full forecast at 11:00. let's check your drive with mike. close to midday, i should say. midday traffic at 101. let's see what we're talking about. south bay pretty good. we have slowing north 880. that is the last of the commute traffic. the accidents on the southbound side on the shoulder at 237 and 101. a live look across the bay at the san mateo bridge. the haze is sticking around. back to you. thanks, mike.
thanks for being with us. we'll have more of the top stories coming up at 11:00. jon kelley and i will see you then. we're back on this try day friday with dog whisperer caesar milan. are you walking your dog the wrong way? >> before he embark on his new show "leader of the pack," he will show the proper way to walk your dog for tomorrow's second annual national family pack walk. >> yes. >> nice to see you again. >> thank you, guys. thank you very much. >> yes, we're going to washington. you know, we're leading the pack walk annual pack walk. >> all over the country. >> going to be all over the country. many ways for people to participate. all on sideline one, cesar's way.com. we'll raise funds for the millan foundation, educating kids through the program. find out about that. and spay and neuter campaigns all across the country -- >> rescuing dogs, too. >> rescuing dogs and understanding four million to five million pets every year in america. one way to stop is through spay
and neuter campaigns. around the world, 600 million. >> i hate to hear that. >> all of these except yours, these dogs are up for adoption through the north shore animal league. >> partners of mine. >> they're great. >> if people do want to adopt a dog, people are wondering what are the right steps? >> we're talking about empty-investors. when somebody's in that -- empty-nesters, when somebody's in that place, they're not ready. i would like a person to adopt. number one is, are you ready to adopt a dog? >> you better be -- >> if you are emotionally, you know, a little unstable, the dog is going to sense that. >> that's hoda. she want to -- she wants a dog but nobody's more emotionally unstable. come on, think it through. >> next thing, make sure the dog is compatible. understand why leadership is important. the last thing is going to be introduce the dog to the environment before your house. many times people go from the rescue shelter to the house. >> what kind of a dog do you think hoda should get? >> to me, the energy is not so much -- they're all lovely. but it's the energy.
>> i like cockapoos. >> okay. you have a certain taste. >> she knows what she wants. >> i think i do. >> an excited energy -- >> you just insulted all three of our -- >> no. look at this long one. >> trying to get to you. he's long and lean like you, hoda. >> he's watching. wow. >> and it's true also that we don't walk our dogs properly, they're supposed to be either next to you or behind you? >> well, when a dog is in front, he's leading you. so control means -- >> show us. >> start, stop -- show you? >> please. >> this is the meaning of walking with a dog. come on, junior. next to you. you can -- let's go. he can keep moving forward. >> you're in front always? >> yeah. it's easier to control, right? when a dog is in front of you, he's taking you -- >> that's half the fun, isn't it, that he wants to sniff stuff and all? >> you have to tell him where. follow the rules. >> part of the rules. >> as importance as raising kids. you have to be leader who loves them. same principles. >> i know you've basebaeen tryi teach me that for five years. >> tell us about the different
dogs here. >> this is a mix of a collie and labrador. here's -- >> you better get your dog. >> he's okay. >> you sure? >> yeah. >> not i don't. something's happening. just saying -- >> that would be a dance. >> i don't know anything about dogs. >> so he's a beautiful little mix. >> yes. a little mix. you know, this is perfect for a family. >> they're gentle dogs, aren't they? >> not very active families, perfect energy. i like the energy, very subtle, very calm. he's a little more active family there. the second one. >> he's liking and -- >> hunt -- >> he likes that left foot. something -- oh, is that what that is? wow. impressive. okay. and then the little puppy down there is -- he's only ten weeks old? >> with the puppies you have to be careful. people get so in love with the puppy and don't set rules, boundaries, and limitations. then the puppy grows and they say, okay, this dog is destructive. >> like a bad teenager who hasn't been trained as a toddler. >> you set them up that way. everybody falls in love with the
puppy-hood but forget they grow very fast. puppy-hood is the shortest station of a dog's life. it's good to have rules, boundaries, limitations. what do you get because you follow the rules, boundaries, limitations, the reward. >> a lot of love. >> exercise, discipline, then affection. >> again? >> exercise, discipline, then affection. body, mind, heart, calm -- >> that what you do? >> that's what i try to do. >> you do. >> yeah. at our house, we have the three dogs. and different people taking care of them at all times. so they get spoiled by so many -- we're trying, cesar. >> yes. >> good luck. >> thank you, everybody. he's cute. okay. an amazing outfit could be hiding right in your closet. >> how to get a new look by adding a few pieces to the clothes you already have. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are wonderful
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own -- >> what? >> this is fashion math we can get behind. take an item you already have in your closet, add a few peerkiec and get an entirely new outfit. >> "cosmo's" michelle mccool has tips. nice to see you. >> is it true, four basics? >> yes. four basics that you're so tired of looking at. we'll show new ways to make them cool. and you're going to want to wear them again. >> what are the four things? >> the sweatshirt. the chambray irrishirt, and ski black shirt. >> the sweatshirt, you can dress it up or down? >> yes, yes. >> mad line and lauren are showing what we can do with these two. >> all right. tell us what we've got going on. >> cute. >> madeleine is wearing her slouchy sweatshirt. we nipped off the top, a great style if you're tired of the round crew neck. and we have great skinny jeans in this treated metallic denim.
by know it g jane. her cute shoes are jcpenney. then we have lauren. and what we did with the sweatshirt is bumped it up a notch and made it a going out at night outfit. this is with this great brocade skirt from zara. and the boots also from za. >> -- from zarra. >> thank you, ladies. >> thanks. there's a basic white blouse that you have. and it doesn't seem to be a lot of options with. that i think you're going to prove me wrong. >> yeah. we all have at least threor four -- at least three or four in our wardrobe. >> we have brett and sorita. >> cute. >> yeah. >> sorita is wearing it with leather shorts, a big trend for going out. then she has the oversized men's tuxedo blazer. so it's good to think about proportion. if you have something that's short as those shorts, wear something boxy and manly on top. >> yeah -- >> skinnier.
okay. all right. >> and then we have brett. and brett is doing this really cool half tuck thing. which is great if you want to hide your booty. it's just jeans and a blouse, but doing it with the half tuck gives it that little bit of style flair. >> calculated casual look. >> exactly. >> that looks adorable. thank you. >> thank you, ladies. thank you very much. >> what's the next one? >> the chambray or the pants? >> next, we're talking about the black pants. >> all right. come on out, black pants. let's see what we can do to these. tell us about what -- >> this is the rock and roll chick and equestrian chick. >> okay. >> with the skinny blacks, you can take it out at night, wear it with a concert t-shirt. this is ac/dc. then we have our cute black blazer over it. and we funky'd it up with necklaces from forever xxi and a clutch that's a big style this season and accessories. >> okay. >> then we have our equestrian. and to take advantage of the
skinny black pant, they can definitely fit into boots which is great. this is a great equestrian boot. then the jacket that nips in at the waist and gives it that flare. you can tuck it in. >> thanks. >> lastly the chambray shirt. probably stuffed in the back of your closet somewhere. >> classic. >> let's bring out alex and -- >> cute. >> this is a great go-to weekend outfit when you don't really know what to wear. kind of like a denim suit. it's okay to wear denim on denim. >> is it? >> sure is, especially now. it's a big trend this. western kind of -- >> cute. >> trend. she has denim on denim. then we spiced it up with this great little guatemalan-type bag which is also big. >> and our last model? >> then we have -- taking the shirt to work. we love tucking it in, wearing it almost as an overjacket with a striped shirt underneath and the cute pencil skirt.
>> okay. >> i never would have thought of that. that's cute. >> does look cute. thanks. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> from cool, new looks to warm, hearty meals for fall. >> delicious dishes that combine autumn fruits and veggies coming up after this. just doing my job. just doing what needed to be done. that's how heroes talk. you see, strength isn't something you find in a gym. it's what you bring to the gym. it may come in all shapes and sizes. but strength always comes from within. the makers of brawny® admire strength. that's why we're donating to the wounded warrior project. pick up a specially marked package of brawny to learn how you can help. brawny. we support our nation's heroes and their families.
now in "today's cooking," a seasonal dish made with scallops. you can make mouth-watering meals with fruits and vegetables. >> you can make a dinner in 30 minutes or less. >> paul is the executive chef of the national in new york city. >> nice to have you. welcome. >> thank you very much. >> you brought us a sip -- >> it is scallop season. >> any good recipe starts with wine. >> he brought one of the best in the world. >> this is a whiteburg s burgun 100% chardonnay -- >> look how smooth -- >> you will break it, too -- >> leave it right there. >> let's get the glass out of
the scallops. i'm sure it's fine -- >> we like it like that. >> if he did it and we didn't do it -- >> usually we're the klutzes. >> you look -- >> look at you trying to regain your composure. >> we're going to make it a nice, hot pan -- >> check and see -- >> careful for shards. >> we're not going to eat those, don't worry. we've got backups. >> you throw those in. >> oh -- >> go ahead. go ahead. and then -- so the next thing we're going to do is make a walnut vinaigrette for our salad. >> okay. >> apple-walnut vinaigrette. two to three minutes each side. maybe a little more or less. depending on the size. >> okay. >> the next thing, so we take one quart of apple cider and reduce it to one cup here. >> okay. >> we'll pour it in the bowl. >> okay. >> and we have about a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, okay? you'll take the whisk -- >> i am? >> she's a good whisker. >> whisk the walnut oil in there. 100% walnut oil. >> i am cooking!
i am cooking! i am cooking! >> perfect. hit it with a touch of salt. >> please. >> there you go. you watching the scallops? >> flipping it. >> no, too soon. too soon. >> i don't want to -- >> too soon. >> forget it. >> you're beautiful here. >> thank you if you said i was beautiful. >> you are. now we have our vinaigrette made. let's put all of our ingredients in our salad. >> okay. >> we'll start with a little bit of baby greens, red and green, okay. and this is nice and peppery. it will go well with the sweetness of this vinaigrette. are you watching the scallops? >> no. apparently i was doing it improperly. >> yes, you were. >> i'll get it. >> no, that's all right. no prob. no. no. got glass all over them anyway. >> so we're going to put in our apples -- >> uh-huh. >> a few apples. these are honey crisp apples. and they're in season -- beautifully in season now. nice and sweet and tart. a few of those -- >> what's that? >> jicama. >> jicama. >> put some in. >> i like the taste.
a little -- >> good. >> is there any nutritional valley in jicama? >> i don't know. >> sweet. >> being honest. columny, too, but -- >> yeah. >> you're a very nice fellow. >> you're not the first person to tell me that. we'll add red grades. and that is celery root. >> i like that. >> you do? >> probably has more nutritional value but i'm not sure. >> although celery doesn't have a lot. maybe the root has none at all. >> i don't know. >> okay. >> again, a little salt -- >> poor guy. >> come on down. >> yeah. >> we'll dress our salad. >> okay. >> with our vinaigrette. just like that -- >> look how you do that. >> look at the way -- >> just put the stuff to. don't need to show off. what about the nuts? >> throw them in there. those are honey-roasted walnuts. >> delicious. and then -- uh-oh, look, the scallops are burning. imagine that. >> here, hold. on you stab it -- >> then you eat your salad. >> okay. >> we're tasting it now. >> little bite. oh -- >> oh, paul, that is fantastic. >> good? >> uh-huh. >> oh, my god.
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♪ yoga can be very calming for your mind and body. what if you really want to break a sweat? >> colobining yoga with the right -- combining yoga with the right exercises can help your body. with us is yoga and fitness trainer anita gowa -- >> we like to say that. >> nice to meet you. >> one of the reasons i don't like yoga is because of that. you can't feel like afterwards you've sweated, done cardio. >> there's so many different types of yoga, right? >> there is. and this type that i teach is active. >> it is? >> very active. >> great that you have an active
sara to do things with you. >> let's start with the temple pose, eagle squat, and prayer jump. >> the temple pose -- >> should we take off our shoes? >> sure. >> you want to get on that one and i'll get on this one? >> sure. i like to open the legs. >> that's going to be great. i'm already -- >> open the arms to the side. shoulder height. and now you're going to step to the right. place your left foot behind the right foot. >> step to the right. left foot behind -- >> then the left arm on top of the right. and then we're going to open again into temple pose. now we're going to do that again. >> that's the problem -- >> nothing, is seems simple. >> then exhale as you open. >> you hum-- uh-huh. then how many? >> 15 to 20 on each side. >> how about three? >> sounds better. >> then jump into prayer squat and separate. jump and separate. and if you have a little bit of tension in your day and you need to release that -- >> yah! >> you can go -- >> hah!
>> a little tension. hah! i've got to watch you. >> hah! >> hah! >> and say your prayers. >> i am. >> hah! >> say your prayers. we have time for a couple more. what's the knee to the third eye tricep pushup? >> oh, that sounds crazy. >> move to the floor. >> okay. >> all about connecting to your third eye so you can -- >> which is with where? >> your intuition. >> here. >> like a unicorn, cyclops. >> extend the right leg up. >> i don't know -- >> draw the knee toward your forehead. and extend the leg out, and you're going to bend your elbows, lower your chest -- >> okay. >> come on, anita goa. >> and up -- [ laughter laug[ laughter ] >> this might make you yoga drunk. >> anita goa -- >> anita -- >> thank you. >> we've got to run -- >> i want to point out -- >> this is what anita brought us, a sad testament to what this